The Home Care Solution And Outpatient Family Therapy For The Treatment Of The Mentally Disabled

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(900)The Home Care Solution and Outpatient Family Therapy for the Treatment of the Mentally Disabled This psychological analysis will define the necessity of home care for mentally disabled persons for long-term term treatment and family-based outpatient treatment for the individual. The historical examples of Bethlem Hospital and Charcot’s Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital define the abuses and “freak show” environment that did very little to house, treat, and car for the mentally disabled through large-scale institutional care. In fact, the neglect and mismanagement of these institutions set a negative precedent for treating the mentally disabled as prisoners or social deviants from the late 17th century to the 20th century. This study will argue in favor of a family-based home care solution for housing the mentally disabled, which will be accented by psychiatric and therapeutic evaluations and treatments for the individual outside of large-scale institutions. In essence, the historical neglect of major psychological institutions defines the important necessity of home care and outpatient treatment for the mentally disabled in the 21st century. One of the major problems of mental health institutions is the abuse that many patients endured due to the historical problem of mental illness as a threat to society. In the case of mental institutions of Europe throughout the Middle Ages to the 18th century, these institutions were meant to house “disruptive individuals” that were

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