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1 Chapter 16--Study Guide Student: 1. Movement of patients with disorders out of institutions or mental hospitals A. was one goal of deinstitutionalization. B. and into group homes is called transinstitutionalization. C. has been successful for most clients and for society. D. both a and b E. neither a or b 2. A person would not be held responsible for criminal behavior if s/he is not aware of what s/he is doing or that it is wrong under the A. M’Naghten rule. B. Durham rule. C. American Law Institute rule. D. diminished capacity rule. E. none of the above 3. Because a mental disorder may lessen a person’s ability to understand his/her behavior and criminal intent, it is difficult to prove A. actus rea. B. mens rea. C. diminished capacity. D. involvement in the crime. E. none of the above 4. When a person receives the verdict “guilty but mentally ill“ (GBMI), s/he A. is not given the option of treatment. B. is released on his/her own recognizance. C. may receive treatment and punishment. D. will receive treatment until recovered and then be released. E. all of the above 5. A person who is deemed severely mentally ill before trial for a crime probably A. cannot assist in his/her own defense. B. cannot be expected to understand the charges against him/her. C. is not competent to stand trial. D. will be hospitalized instead of tried. E. all of the above
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6. Malingering refers to A. warning the potential victims of the mentally ill. B. hanging around on street corners. C. feigning symptoms, possibly to avoid criminal prosecution. D. reporting child abuse. E. a and c 7. The public is often suspicious that A. expert witnesses are sought who will provide impartial information to the court. B. expert witnesses won’t become involved in court cases when they have their own strong opinions about the issues. C. the side that pays the expert witness determines the expert’s opinion. D. none of the above 8. The right to treatment A. includes minimum staff-to-patient ratios. B. requires the least restrictive treatment option possible. C. promotes patient movement from smaller to larger living units. D. promotes patient movement from dependent to independent living units. E. all but c 9. The issue of the right to refuse treatment A. is a controversial one. B. seems to contradict the belief that mentally ill people may not be capable of making decisions in their best interest. C. appears to be supported by Riggins v. Nevada. D. all of the above 10. Which of the following is(are) the right(s) of research participants? A. the right to be protected from physical and mental harm B. the right to be included as an author on published research C. the right to be treated with respect and dignity D. the right to privacy E. all but b 11. The laws that state the conditions under which people not accused of a crime can be legally committed to a mental hospital, even against their will, are A. criminal commitment laws. B. hospitalization laws.
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course PSYCH 105 taught by Professor Peck,andrewvancetrup,elisabezawadzki,matthew during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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