A Historical Overview Of The Mentally Challenged

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This idea fitted well with the other factor of the eugenics program; a euthanasia movement advocating the killing of mentally defective babies and children. Euthanasia became an official policy in Germany during the 1920's, and was openly taught and practiced in medical establishments throughout the country...
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In the United States euthanasia never became official medical policy; however it was practiced and openly advocated. These types of attitudes in medical practitioners and other scientific supporters had a strong influence over the treatment of mentally challenged people throughout the twentieth century...
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