MORAL TREATMENT

concerns the treatment of psychiatric patients in line with ethical guidelines and human guidelines. Mechanical restraints, physical punishments, bloodletting, and insanitary conditions were gradually replaced by a comparatively comfortable, healthy environment, occu

MORAL TREATMENT: "Moral treatment is simply a hypothetical guideline, whereby patients are expected to be treated by professionals in an appropriate and humane manner."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MORAL TREATMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/moral-treatment/ (accessed June 18, 2019).
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