Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorMason, Bruce G.en_US
dc.contributor.authorMenolascino, Frank J.en_US
dc.contributor.authorGalvin, Lorinen_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-02-14T01:39:38Z
dc.date.available2013-02-14T01:39:38Z
dc.date.issued1977en_US
dc.identifier.citation10 Creighton L. Rev. 124 (1976-1977)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/38948
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION|The first half of the decade of the 1970's has seen an assault upon a citadel of 19th Century thought in America: state institutions for the mentally retarded.|A rapidly developing scientific understanding, both of the nature of mental retardation and the vast developmental potential of mentally retarded citizens, has challenged the raison d'etre for massive residential institutions. The conceptual elements of this current understanding, casting off stereotypes regarding the mentally retarded, emphasize the habilitation of mentally retarded citizens in integrative community programs and services. The aftershocks of this understanding are now reverberating through the legal superstructure of the institution, as federal courts, in growing numbers, recognize the constitutional rights of mentally retarded citizens. This interface of the developing scientific understanding and legal activism merits an examination. To understand one and not the other is to understand neither...en_US
dc.publisherCreighton University School of Lawen_US
dc.titleMental Health - The Right to Treatment for Mentally Retarded Citizens: An Evolving Legal and Scientific Interfaceen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.rights.holderCreighton Universityen_US
dc.description.volume10en_US
dc.publisher.locationOmaha, Nebraskaen_US
dc.title.workCreighton Law Reviewen_US
dc.description.note1976-1977en_US
dc.description.pages124en_US


Files in this item

Thumbnail

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record