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Dental care for the mentally ill in old age

Dental care for the mentally ill in old age

a report to the North Western Regional Health Authority

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Published by [North Western Regional Health Authority] in [Manchester] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJ. G. Whittle ...[et al.].
ContributionsWhittle, J. G., North Western Regional Health Authority.
The Physical Object
Pagination[13]leaves ;
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14317444M

  The book explores a wide range of current and future trends in mental health care, looking at the whole lifespan from approaches to children and young people and well-being within school settings to mental health in later life and ageing.   A mentally retarded child is slow or lacking in the development of mental function, when compared to those children of his age level. Therefore, a ten year old mentally retarded child may exhibit behavior like that of a three or four year old child depending on his/her level of retardation.

  Statistics on the number of Canadian kids growing up with mentally ill parents are hard to come by, but an oft-repeated estimate is that one in five people will develop a mental illness at some. Bly spent 10 days in the asylum, during which she uncovered the horrific conditions that patients were subjected to, causing the city and the country to reevaluate how they treated the mentally ill. This book illustrates how horribly mental health patients were treated in the late s, but can also cause the reader to think about how society.

  Readers of "No One Cares About Crazy People" will certainly feel that wound, and they will finish the book more convinced than ever of Powers's central anthem: “Too many of the mentally ill .   America's Care of the Mentally Ill: A Photographic History tells the story of our nation's care of the mentally ill, starting from the 18th century, through the birth of the American Psychiatric Association and hospital-based care in , up to the present.3/5(3).


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