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An unanticipated result of the deinstitutionalization movement was a (an)

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An unanticipated result of the deinstitutionalization movement was a (an)

(A) increase in the homeless population.
(B) increase in drug-related crime.
(C) increase in the incidence of catatonic schizophrenia.
(D) decrease in the availability of antipsychotic drugs.
(E) decrease in the population of mental institutions.

(A) increase in the homeless population.

The deinstitutionalization movement occurred when many patients were released from
mental hospitals in the 1960s and 1970s. Many were schizophrenics who, unable to find jobs and adequate care outside of the hospital setting, became homeless.

Posted : 26/03/2024 2:36 pm