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Public mental hospitals in the United States, run by the individual states.
A humanistic approach to institutional treatment based on the belief that institutions can help patients recover by creating a climate that promotes self-respect, responsible behav
A behavioral program in which a perosn's desirable behaviors are reinforced systematically throughout the day by the awarding of tokens that can be exchanged for goods or privilege
Drugs that help correct grossly confused or distorted thinking.
Conventional antipsychotic drugs, so called because they often produce undesired effects similar to the symptoms of neurological disorders.
Unwanted movements, such as severe shaking, bizarre-looking grimaces, twisting of the body, and extreme restlessness, sometimes produced by conventional antipsychotic drugs.
Extrapyramidal effects that appear in some patients after they have taken conventional antipsychotic drugs for an extended time.
A life-threatening reduction in white blood cells. This condition is sometimes produced by the atypical antipsychotic drug clozapine.
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The discharge of large numbers of patients from long-term institutions care so that they might be treated in community programs.
A treatment facility that provides medication, psychotherapy and emergency care for psychological problems and coordinates treatment in the community.
A program of posthospitalization care and treatment in the community.
A program that offers hospital-like treatment during the day only.
A residence for people with schizophrenia or other severe problems, often staffed by paraprofessionals.
A supervised workplace for people who are not yet ready for competitive jobs.
A community therapist who offers a full range of services for people with schizophrenia or other severe disorders, including therapy, advice, medication, guidance, and protection o

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