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Discharge (a long-term inmate) from an institution such as a psychiatric hospital or prison:‘the changes aim to deinstitutionalize mentally ill people’‘the deinstitutionalized mentally ill’
- ‘He explained the incident to the press by focusing on the problems created by deinstitutionalizing the mentally ill.’
- ‘The city's mental health services were ‘deinstitutionalized’ in the 1960s and again in the 1980s without adequate community health facilities.’
- ‘Those houses are kept vacant by agreement with organisations that are deinstitutionalising people or locating them in the community.’
- ‘The new strategy for deinstitutionalising the care of individuals who are intellectually and mentally impaired has meant a difficult time for everybody involved in the transition.’
- ‘Other women psychologists studied infant-mother attachment, memory and the brain, deinstitutionalized psychiatric patients, and developmental psychology.’
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