Deinstitutionalization of Persons with Severe Mental Illness: Context and Consequences
- Deinstitutionalization and Community Based Treatment Alternatives. Hatcher, Maxine; Rasch, John // Journal of Rehabilitation;Jul-Sep80, Vol. 46 Issue 3
Examines the deinstitutionalization and community based treatment for psychiatrically disabled population in the United States. Change in the knowledge and values of caregivers; List of treatment models for the psychiatrically disabled; Major obstacles in community adjustment.
- Deinstitutionalization: Myth or Reality? Messina, James J.; Davis, Jannar W. // Journal of Rehabilitation;Jan-Mar81, Vol. 47 Issue 1
Focuses on issues affecting deinstitutionalization of mentally ill and mentally retarded in the United States. Forces hindering growth of community rehabilitation; Importance of rehabilitation professional on advocating deinstitutionalization; Factors affecting public policy.
- Reflecting on Reentry and Rehabilitation. Evans, Donald G. // Journal of Community Corrections;Fall2006, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p4
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Leonard A. Sipes,Jr. on an approach and system on how to help the reentry of offenders in their community, another by Doctor Randy Shively on the issue of the reentry of offenders who are suffering from mental...
- Making Meaning in a 'Post-Institutional' Age: Reflections on the Experience of (De) institutionalization. Morrow, Marina; Jamer, Brenda // International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation;Jul2007-Jul2008, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p3
This article examines the narratives of people diagnosed with psychiatric illness about their experiences of institutionalization in the context of mental health reform and deinstitutionalization in British Columbia, Canada. Listening to the stories of psychiatric patients reveals that their...
- Does Transinstitutionalization Explain the Overrepresentation of People with Serious Mental Illnesses in the Criminal Justice System? Prins, Seth // Community Mental Health Journal;Dec2011, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p716
Although there is broad consensus that people with serious mental illnesses (SMI) are overrepresented in correctional settings, there is less agreement about the policy trends that may have created this situation. Some researchers and policymakers posit a direct link between...
- Housing is big issue in mental health. Goldberg, Carol // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);8/2/93, Vol. 40 Issue 31, p1
Focuses on the mental health reinvestment bill that would allocate $250 million over five years to fund community mental health programs for deinstitutionalized mental patients in New York. Recidivism statistics; Criticism against New York Governor Mario Cuomo; Pine Barrens Environmental...
- Second thoughts on downsizing mental hospitals. Phillip, David // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;9/02/96, Vol. 23 Issue 38, p10
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- The devil in deinstitutionalizing. Paige, Sean // Insight on the News;09/14/98, Vol. 14 Issue 34, p14
Focuses on the mentally ill in the United States, with emphasis on deinstitutionalization. Complaints about the systematic emptying of state psychiatric facilities; Benefits of deinstitutionalization; Belief that the mentally ill have been victims of political activity; Views of critics of...
- Trapped between law and madness. Howd, Aimee // Insight on the News;09/14/98, Vol. 14 Issue 34, p18
Presents information on mentally ill persons in the United States who live on the streets after the deinstitutionalization program. Indication that American do not have a good understanding of the homeless; Details on the life of some homeless people around the nation.