Definitions for deinstitutionalization

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  1. deinstitutionalization(Noun)

    the process of abolishing a practice that has been considered a norm

    The government began the deinstitutionalization of background checks for certain Federal jobs.

  2. deinstitutionalization(Noun)

    the process of releasing a person from a facility where their freedom to leave has been restrained

    The deinstitutionalization of minor offenders helps reduce prison overcrowding.

  3. deinstitutionalization(Noun)

    the process of reducing a person's dependence on an institutional environment

    After thirty years in the asylum, deinstitutionalization would present many problems.

  4. Origin: Derived from institutionalize.

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  1. Deinstitutionalization

    The practice of caring for individuals in the community, rather than in an institutional environment with resultant effects on the individual, the individual's family, the community, and the health care system.

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