By Marianne R. Woodside / Tricia McClam

AN advent TO HUMAN providers, 6th version, presents a pragmatic and entire advent to the sphere of human prone, together with its historic improvement, basic recommendations, and the basic talents scholars might want to prevail as operating execs. The textual content completely explores the present country of this dynamic, evolving career, illustrating key strategies in each bankruptcy with compelling, real-world case reviews. The authors' attractive sort is helping scholars eagerly grasp even complicated fabric and get ready for achievement in numerous human companies careers.

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PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS Patients in the early asylums were mostly psychotic or severely retarded. Treatment was medically oriented, and many patients were treated as if they had a physical illness. The beginnings of reform in the late 1700s can be attributed to Dr. Benjamin Rush at the Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Rush, who is considered the father of American psychiatry, fought the superstition and ignorance surrounding mental illness and elevated the study of mental illness to a scientific level.

In many parishes of this land, especially in country towns; but many of those parishes turneth forth their poor, yea and their lusty laborers that will not work, or for any misdemeanor want work, to beg, filch, and steal for their maintenance, so that the country is pitifully pestered with them; yea, and the maimed soldiers that have ventured their lives and lost their limbs on our behalf are also thus requited . . So they are turned forth to travel in idleness (the highway to hell) . . until the law bring them unto the fearful end of hanging.

Children also constituted one of the largest groups of neglected and needy. REFORM MOVEMENTS By the latter half of the 19th century, two population shifts were affecting the provision of services to people in need: immigration from abroad and migration from rural to urban areas. In 1860, one-sixth of Americans lived in the cities; by 1900, this figure was one-third; and by 1920, one-half (Trattner, 1999). Between 1860 and 1900, approximately 14 million immigrants from abroad settled in cities, creating an urban population that consisted primarily of former farmers and immigrants.

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