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Under Dr Vail's direction, "dehumanization" practices in state hospitals were attacked intensely in 1963. Surveys of wards were conducted and problem identification/solving approaches were implemented to reduce dehumanization.

Miriam Karlins
Video: Miriam Karlins, former official of the Department of Public Welfare, worked with medical director, David Vail, to eliminate dehumanizing practices in state institutions
Examples of Dehumanization
Dehumanizing individuals means treating them as less than human.