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Is deinstitutionalization a mental health therapy?

No, deinstitutionalization is not a mental health therapy. However, it is a movement that is geared towards improving mental health by increasing acceptance of mentally ill people in the community. It aims to create a social network system that encourages intervention techniques which do not make the mentally ill person feel isolated. It emphasizes on group therapy and inclusion of the mentally ill person.

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