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Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of the “Slasher”

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The deinstitutionalization movement in the United States officially began on 5 February 1963, when President John F. Kennedy revealed to Congress his project for a new public policy regarding national mental health care (Torrey 2014, p. 55).

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  1. 1.Department of Writing and LinguisticsGeorgia Southern UniversityStatesboroUSA

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