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Unformatted text preview: • Prefrontal Lobotomy: – Frontal lobes in brain are surgically cut from other brain areas – Supposed to calm people who did not respond to other forms of treatment – Was not very successful • Deep Lesioning: – Small target areas in the brain are destroyed by using an electrode Hospitalization • Mental Hospitalization: – Involves placing a person in a protected, therapeutic environment staffed by mental health professionals • Partial Hospitalization: – Patients spend only part of their time in the hospital and go home at night • Deinstitutionalization: – Reduced use of full-time commitment to mental institutions – Success has been limited...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY ps 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery.
- Spring '10