Which Scenario Is the Most Appropriate Application of the Grave
Which scenario is the most appropriate application of the grave disability criterion of mental illness?
A)Hospitalizing a physically disabled person
B)Refusal to pursue treatment
C)The inability to feed oneself
D)Threats of suicide
Larry is severely intellectually disabled.His parents were recently killed in a car accident.Larry is unable to care for himself.In the context of civil commitment, which of the following criteria does Larry satisfy?
A)Imminent danger to self
D)Imminent danger to others
In 1988, New York City Mayor Ed Koch applied the ________ criterion to the homeless residents of New York to justify their involuntary hospitalization.
B)need for treatment
C)danger to self
D)danger to others
In the case of Joyce Brown, who was involuntarily hospitalized by Mayor Koch of New York City, Joyce was able to win release based primarily on the grounds that she:
A)was not guilty of any crime.
B)was not mentally ill.
C)was able to take care of herself and self-administer her medication.
D)had no intention of being treated.