Definitions for "Institutionalized"
Confined, either voluntarily or involuntarily (e.g., a hospital, prison, or nursing home).
To place a person in a mental hospital
given the character of an institution or incorporated into a structured and usually well-established system; "institutionalized graft"; "institutionalized suicide as practiced in Japan"
officially placed in or committed to a specialized institution; "had hopes of rehabilitating the institutionalized juvenile delinquents"