WYATT V STICKNEY DECISION

a 1972 Alabama District Court judgment mandating that the state couldn't retain people against their will in hospital facilities without proper standards. These principles are inclusive of a humane setting, properly trained faculty, and proper remediation.

WYATT V STICKNEY DECISION: "Wyatt v. Stickney decision created minimum standards for care of people with mental illness and disorders. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "WYATT V STICKNEY DECISION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/wyatt-v-stickney-decision/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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