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Term: Deinstitutionalization

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The term deinstitutionalization refers to:

A

releasing an individual patient from a mental health facility.

B

the difficulties those from collectivist cultures experience in finding successful therapy in individualist societies.

C

the shift from using mental hospitals to preferring outpatient treatment of mental illness that began in the 1960s.

D

the tendency to see people in mental health institutions as "disordered" even if they are healthy.

E

a focus on prevention rather than treatment in public mental health efforts.