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What does DI stand for?

DI stands for Deinstitutionalization

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1-12/2011 support for deinstitutionalization social institutions providing services to children at risk - building 7 center family-type accommodation in the municipality of varna priority 1 sustainable and integrated urban development operation 1.
A key feature of mental health reform has been the deinstitutionalization of people with serious forms of mental illness from large psychiatric hospitals to various kinds of facilities, including more home-like tertiary care facilities and other forms of supported housing in the community.
Similarly, Hendershott is probably correct to contrast the massive diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in white, upper-middle class American school children--now taking drugs for "brain dysfunction"--with the deinstitutionalization of thousands of indigent, mentally ill adults in the 1980s.
The third article (Accordino, Porter & Morse) also addresses broad based and possible policy concerns in describing the history and social reactions to deinstitutionalization of persons with severe mental illness.