Administration in mental health

, Volume 11, Issue 2, pp 106–114 | Cite as

Geographic unitization of state mental hospitals: A reappraisal

  • Robert L. Okin
  • Janice Dolnick


This article describes the forces that influenced the geographic unitization of state hospitals in the 1960's and 1970's. It discusses the extent to which this change met its original goals and analyzed the factors that prevented it from fully doing so.


Public Health State Hospital Mental Hospital Original Goal State Mental Hospital 
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© Human Sciences Press 1983

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  • Robert L. Okin
  • Janice Dolnick

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