A Reflection on the History of Psychiatry
The goal of this course is to review some of the earliest practices and the societal view on mental illness and mental health professionals.

Course Publication Date: February 07, 2018

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Author:Tamara Weaver RN
Course No:HP020618
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Psychiatric & Mental Health

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Learning Objectives
  • Gain an understanding of the history of psychiatry.
  • Identify the earliest treatments and protocols as documented through history.
  • Understand the historical stigmas and terminology in regards to mental illness.
  • Awareness of the progression in treating the mentally ill.
  • Gain insight into how insane asylums became a thing of the past.


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