Meanings attributed to institutional reception: from institutionalization as search for care and overcoming fragile linkages to the inefficiency of moral treatment
Those who defend animal rights, (31) or moral treatment
of animals, (32) would further abstract and might use 'animality' instead of 'humanity'.
ABSTRACT Objectives: Moral treatment
is a psychological approach that contrasted sharply with a treatment of constraint, beatings, immersion in cold water, diet, or repeated heavy bleeding.
The Moral Treatment
Movement, which developed in Europe during the Age of Enlightenment, laid the foundation for the emergence of the profession by recognising the need to occupy people confined to asylums.
Yet, others who may be seeking a new and more historically grounded examination of pressing biomedical issues--and a sensitive moral treatment
of issues still unclear or developing--will need to look elsewhere.
If the majority benefits from oppressing a minority, then it looks like moral treatment
of the minority is not to the advantage of the members of the majority.
He describes the development of mental hospitalization, the history of torturing mental patients, the concept of moral treatment
in early psychiatry, the treatment of epileptics, electroshock therapy, lobotomy, and the use of psychiatric drugs.
They cover from traitement moral to moral treatment
, reciprocity in community-based care, the everyday and interpersonal context of recovery, closing the hospital, the rights and responsibilities of citizenship, and agency as the basis for transformation.
The moral treatment
of hysteria also placed the doctor in a position of ultimate authority and his female patient was his undoubted subordinate.
Much like the Planetree movement has been a beacon of light for the general patient care environment, I think that the moral treatment
movement has much to offer people with mental illness and those who provide care for them.
And if the most pastorally sensitive part of Catholic medical ethics--the recognition that once an intervention is judged either useless or burdensome, it can be rejected--is jettisoned, many people will conclude, rightly or wrongly, that one might just as well go directly to euthanasia since there is no relevant moral analysis for considering the appropriate medical and moral treatment
of the sick or the permanently unconscious
But moral treatment
, heresy to the medicalized psychiatry of the late 20th century (since it doesn't require an elite guild of M.