Mental Health Treatment: Past and Present

Review Questions

Who of the following does not support the humane and improved treatment of mentally ill persons?

  1. Philippe Pinel
  2. medieval priests
  3. Dorothea Dix
  4. All of the above

Hint:

B

The process of closing large asylums and providing for people to stay in the community to be treated locally is known as ________.

  1. deinstitutionalization
  2. exorcism
  3. deactivation
  4. decentralization

Hint:

A

Joey was convicted of domestic violence. As part of his sentence, the judge has ordered that he attend therapy for anger management. This is considered ________ treatment.

  1. involuntary
  2. voluntary
  3. forced
  4. mandatory

Hint:

A

Today, most people with psychological problems are not hospitalized. Typically they are only hospitalized if they ________.

  1. have schizophrenia
  2. have insurance
  3. are an imminent threat to themselves or others
  4. require therapy

Hint:

C