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institutionalization

Definitions

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  • noun the process of establishing a practice as a norm
  • noun the process of committing a person to a facility where their freedom to leave will be restrained, usually a mental hospital

Etymologies

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Derived from institution.

Examples

  • I use the term institutionalization, but what I really want to focus on are what institutionalizes a game.

    Go Pats!

  • But de-institutionalization is not among the major sources of mass incarceration.

    Matthew Yglesias » Prisons and Mental Institutions Revisited

  • I pointed to the provocative chart below a few days ago and was intrigued by the thesis that the prison boom has basically been the flipside of the 60s-era decline in institutionalization of the mentally ill:

    Matthew Yglesias » Prisons and Mental Institutions Revisited

  • As such, local militias are best integrated within a longer-term institutionalization plan for such forces.

    Sen. Dick Lugar: Cause for Concern in Afghanistan

  • Doctors resorted more often to long-term institutionalization and such things as seizure-inducing shock treatments, often performed without anesthesia.

    Into the Story

  • Doctors resorted more often to long-term institutionalization and such things as seizure-inducing shock treatments, often performed without anesthesia.

    Into the Story

  • Doctors resorted more often to long-term institutionalization and such things as seizure-inducing shock treatments, often performed without anesthesia.

    Into the Story

  • Doctors resorted more often to long-term institutionalization and such things as seizure-inducing shock treatments, often performed without anesthesia.

    Into the Story

  • You know, intellectually, that bringing her home so quickly after her initial institutionalization, is a gamble, and you assume that the "powers that be" in charge of the institution will only allow that to happen if it is in her best interests.

    Archive 2005-07-31

  • You know, intellectually, that bringing her home so quickly after her initial institutionalization, is a gamble, and you assume that the "powers that be" in charge of the institution will only allow that to happen if it is in her best interests.

    The sad story of S, and mental health in Canada

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