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Deinstitutionalization of state mental hospitals

    I need an essay on deinstitutionalization of state mental hospitals .  The following issues/ questions should be addressed:

    (1)Deinstitutionalization of state mental hospitals in the early 1960’s

    (2)the lack of planning for adequate treatment and housing for the mentally

    (3) What policies the governenment had in place for deinstitutionalizaiton

    (4) How was this policy going to affect ther reament of mentall ill persons

    References are twoo references for starters

    “Deinstitutionalization and the Homeless Mentally Ill,” Hospital Community Psychiatry, 1984 Sep;35(9):899-907.) 

    Link, B., Struening, E., Rahav, M., Phelan, J., & Nuttbrock, L. (1997). On Stigma and Its Consequences: Evidence from a Longitudinal Study of Men with Dual Diagnoses of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 38(2), 177-190. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/2955424

    “Deinstitutionalization and the Homeless Mentally Ill,” Hospital Community Psychiatry, 1984 Sep;35(9):899-907.)