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2 edition of Mental defectives in Indiana. found in the catalog.

Mental defectives in Indiana.

Indiana. Committee on Mental Defectives.

Mental defectives in Indiana.

Report

by Indiana. Committee on Mental Defectives.

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Published in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indiana.
    • Subjects:
    • Mental retardation -- Indiana.,
    • Mental illness -- Indiana.,
    • Charities -- Indiana.

    • Edition Notes

      Microfilmed for preservation

      Statementof the Committee on Mental Defectives appointed by Governor Samuel M. Ralston.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV3006.I6 A4 1916
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33 p.
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6602552M
      LC Control Number17027076
      OCLC/WorldCa14775471

      Mental defective definition: a person who has a learning disability or some form of mental illness | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Mental defectives in Indiana: second report of the Indiana Committee on Mental Defectives, to the governor. (Indianapolis: W.B. Burford, contractor for state printing and binding, ), by Indiana. Committee on mental defectives and Francis Henry Gavisk (page images at HathiTrust) The Kallikak family; a study in the heredity of feeble.

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Mental defectives in Indiana by Indiana. Committee on Mental Defectives. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hansford, Hazel Irene. Social study of mental defectives in county H., Indiana, in [Bloomington, Ind., ]. In addition, Indiana established a state-funded Committee on Mental Defectives that carried out eugenic family studies in over twenty counties and was home to an active "better babies" movement that encouraged scientific motherhood and.

Get this from a library. A social study of mental defectives in county H., Indiana, in [Hazel Irene Hansford]. Even after the first law was struck down for lack of due process, eugenics itself did not die in Indiana. Better babies contests and eugenics presentations at county and state fairs helped maintain public interest in the ideas of human heredity (Sternp).

In Governor Samuel Ralston created the Committee on Mental Defectives. mentally defective: adjective Referring to a person who has been determined by a court, board, commission or other lawful authority—as a result of marked subnormal intelligence, or mental illness, incompetency, condition or disease—as one who: (1) Is a danger to him- or herself, or to others; or (2) Lacks the mental capacity to contract or.

A social study of mental defectives in county H., Indiana, in Author/Creator: Hansford, Hazel Irene. Publication: [Bloomington, Ind., ] Format/Description. Women in Indiana Gene Stratton-Porter “Limberlost”, Geneva (Adams County) Geneva “Gene” Stratton, born in on a farm near Wabash, to nature-loving parents.

It is because of their strong influence that nature was a continuous theme throughout their daughter’s life as an author, naturalist, photographer, and illustrator.

of this book include a copy of the Indiana laws about mental health treatment, resource information, and community mental health center contact information. Readers who still have questions are encouraged to contact their treatment team, social worker, an attorney, or Indiana Disability Rights at HOW TO USE THIS BOOK.

Define mental defectives. mental defectives synonyms, mental defectives pronunciation, mental defectives translation, English dictionary definition of mental defectives. mental defective. Translations. English: mental defective n ritardato/a mentale. Italian /. mental [men´tal] 1.

pertaining to the mind. pertaining to the chin. mental disorder any clinically significant behavioral or psychological syndrome characterized by distressing symptoms, significant impairment of functioning, or significantly increased risk of death, pain, or other disability.

Mental disorders are assumed to result from some. THE INDIANA CHILD CREED. The Indiana Child Creed (sidebar) entered the Hoosier vernacular in when it debuted as the epigraph of the Indiana Mothers' Baby Book Published by the State Board of Health, this advice manual was distributed free of charge, along with a letter of introduction, to every mother who registered her newborn with the state Over the Cited by: This was a good, very readable overview of Indiana history.

This is the second book dedicated to the history of a particular state I have read in the last few years, the other being _Michigan: A History of Explorers, Entrepreneurs, and Everyday People_ by Roger L.

Rosentreter, the Michigan book having a number of similarities to this one though I found _Hoosiers_ had a big more /5. Eugenics was practiced in the United States many years before eugenics programs in Nazi Germany [5] and U.S.

programs provided much of the inspiration for the latter. [6] [7] [8] Stefan Kühl has documented the consensus between Nazi race policies and those of eugenicists in other countries, including the United States, and points out that eugenicists understood Nazi policies.

“Hoosier Justice: The Journal of David McDonald, –” Indiana Magazine of History Vol Issue 3, Septemberpp Dewey, Donald O.

Bloomington: Indiana University. McDonald was a U.S. judge for the District of Indiana during these years, and the diary entries “relate the day-to-day activities of an active participant and penetrating observer of the. The contest spread to other U.S.

states in the early twentieth century. In Indiana, for example, Ada Estelle Schweitzer, a eugenics advocate and director of the Indiana State Board of Health's Division of Child and Infant Hygiene, organized and supervised the state's Better Baby contests at the Indiana State Fair from to It was among the fair's most popular events.

GLOBAL MESSAGE. But when you're done reading it, click the close button in the corner to dismiss this alert. THE CARE, MANAGEMENT, AND TREATMENT OF MENTAL DEFECTIVES In this paper the term Mental Defective is used instead of Feeble Minded in accordance with what seems to be current usage.

The terms may be considered synonymous. At the last meeting of this group, Dr. Minich told us that from the best information he could obtain, possibly ana probably. Invited article accepted for publication in M.

Bellner, ed., Anthology of the Faculty Fellows of the Indiana Campus Compact. Anticipated publication: Summer Osgood, Robert L. "The Menace of the Feebleminded: George Bliss, Amos Butler, and the Indiana Committee on Mental Defectives." Indiana Magazine of History 97 (December ):   This is the story of Frank Osborn, a twenty-two year old man who was chosen to be sterilized by the Board of Examiners of Feeble-Minded (including idiots, imbeciles and morons), Epileptics and Other Defectives in the State of New York in Frank had committed no crime.

He was feeble-minded, which in today’s terms would mean he was developmentally. Sec. As used in this chapter, "patient" means a person who is the recipient of mental health services.

As added by P.L, SEC IC Mental health provider; consent from patient required Sec. Before providing mental health services, a mental health provider must obtain consent from each patient. As added by P.L. Full text of "Mental defectives: their history, treatment, and training" See other formats.“The Menace of the Feebleminded: George Butler, and the Ind.

Committee on Mental Defectives,” Indiana Magazine of History 4 (): “From Public Liabilities to Public Assets: Special Education for Children with Mental Retardation in Ind.

Public Schools, ”.Eugenics and The State By Indiana Reformatory, Jeffersonville. A paper read before the Cincinnati Academy of Medicine. May, [Reprinted from the Lancet-Clinic] It would appear from a careful study of the great re- Mental Defectives, Epileptics, and Degenerates" in the.

State of Massachusetts, in January,reports: "in