TITLE

Deinstitutionalization of Persons with Severe Mental Illness: Context and Consequences

AUTHOR(S)
Accordino, Michael P.; Porter, Dion F.; Morse, Torrey
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
Journal of Rehabilitation;Apr-Jun2001, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The historical roots of deinstitutionalization of persons with severe mental illness is discussed as well as the successes and failures of the movement. Negative societal reactions that have contributed to the shortcomings of deinstitutionalization are also explored. In addition, recommendation for rehabilitation counselors to address these problems through interventions and empirical research are discussed.
ACCESSION #
4605290

 

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