Behavioral Health and Community Care

Read the following articles from the EBSCO host database:

  • Ahr, P. (2005, January). Community mental health principles: A 40-year case
    study. Behavioral Health Management, 25(1), 15–17.
  • Bazemore, P. (2005, July). When state hospitals were communities.
    Behavioral Health Management, 25(4), 10–12.
  • Oss, M. (2004, May). All roads lead to community-based care.
    Behavioral Health Management, 24(2), 6.
  • Edwards, D. J. (2005). The Behavioral Health Industry. Behavioral Health |
    Management, 25
    (3), 49.

In the synopsis, make sure to include the following pointers:

  • Compare and contrast the differences between the isolation principles of institutional care and the present-day community-based services.
  • Analyze whether community-based services provide better care and treatment for those diagnosed with persistent mental illness. Provide a rationale for your response.
  • Analyze whether there is a purpose behind providing institutional care to individuals diagnosed with persistent mental illness. Provide a rationale for your response.
 
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