Month: September 2017

A Brief History of New Zealand Mental Health

Terms given to stereotype /or label a person:   Imbecile mental defective moron congenital mental defective cretin mentally disabled delinquent mentally impaired miscreant psycho consumer idiot schizo tangata whai ora low grade cretin intern asylum vagrant patient lunatic asylum lunatic client mental hospital psychiatric hospital psych services                         attendant psych assistance                     HCA (Healthcare Assistants) MHSW (Mental …