In the Austin Homeless Final Report Provided to the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health by Dr. Donald Bauman claims that his study was “the first empirical investigation in Texas to comprehensively explore the characteristics and needs of the homeless, particularly their mental health needs.” A major portion of Baumann’s study focuses on “deinstitutionalized persons,” or those people released from “mental institutions” in Texas as a result of the deistitutionalization movement.