DECENTRALIZATION

Removing people from a central base to outlying areas.

DECENTRALIZATION: "Decentralisation of mental patients means they are removed from the long term institution and placed into a residential facility."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DECENTRALIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/decentralization/ (accessed November 19, 2017).
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