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by Sylvester David Willard

Author: Sylvester David Willard
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Ayer Co Pub (June 1, 1973)
Pages: 70 pages
Category: Other
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New York State County Poor Houses. A Report by Dr. Sylvester D. Willard: 1864.

New York State County Poor Houses. Mrs. Linda S. Stuhler’s Note: The conditions that existed in the county poor houses of New York State during the nineteenth century were deplorable.

Albany County Poor House 1864. The year embraced in the report of the Alms House Insane Asylum is for September 1, 1863, to September 1, 1864. The number of paupers varies from four hundred and twenty-five in summer to six hundred and fifty in winter. There have been during the fiscal year one hundred and fifty-five lunatics in the poor house asylum. The ratio of insane is about one in four. Fourteen have died; twenty-eight have been discharged.

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Provision for the insane poor in the State of New York. Americans daily encounter the pitiful sight of homeless, mentally ill people in the streets of our cities, and wonder how it came to be this way. Grob shows that while many patients benefited from the new community policies,there arose a new group of mentally ill substance abusers who desperately need treatment but who resist it. He argues that these people, and not deinstitutionalized patients, make up most of the disturbed homeless who confront us today.

Hospitals, Psychiatric Hospitals, County Almshouses New York. Extent: 70 p. NLM Unique ID: 66631010R (See catalog record).

In her new book, Alisa Roth details the way the criminal justice system . In Insane, Roth is looking to frame the incarceration and treatment of the mentally ill as the next civil rights issue.

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The poor are at greater risk for family problems, including divorce and .

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The policy directions have never been so clear, says WHO.

Constant exposure to severely stressful events, dangerous living conditions, exploitation, and poor health in general all contribute to the greater vulnerability of the poor. We now know that large mental institutions no longer represent the best option for patients and families. The policy directions have never been so clear, says WHO.

They commend Deutsch on a number of fronts: his courage in investigating these facilities, his compassion in.