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psychiatric hospital

a health care facility providing inpatient and outpatient therapeutic services to clients with behavioral or emotional illnesses.
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The City Council gave the green light to state officials to continue a study to determine whether a mental hospital for ``sexual predators'' should be built in the mountain community.
In the mid-1950s, a group of patients in a Vermont state mental hospital were diagnosed as schizophrenic and their families were told that they would probably never lead productive lives.
The state prison at Tehachapi is being considered for the site of a new, 1,500-bed mental hospital that would house ``sexual predators'' who have served their prison terms but are considered likely to commit crimes again once they are released, state officials said Friday.
Officers found an open gasoline can in her van and they took her to a mental hospital for a 72-hour psychiatric examination.
The poor lost souls in mental hospitals are either dissidents, lonely, abused by society or others or broken hearted.
SAVE President Marcus Binney said: "The nation's disused mental hospitals have been the focus of one of our longest and most sustained campaigns.
Maikel, along with his lawyers, refuse the interrogation and any level of cooperation with the military court, which led the military court to appoint another lawyer for Maikel, who requested his transfer to a mental hospital for a psychological examination.
Reporting on conditions and treatment at forty-six unnamed mental hospitals, the book documented instances of medical neglect, indifference, cruelty, brutality, and death.
A DAMNING new report has slammed mental hospitals across the country as filthy, with patients being given too many drugs.
Like Burnett, sheriffs across Texas are increasingly frustrated and worried about the ever-decreasing amount of bed space available at state mental hospitals.
He says the practice of putting protesters in mental hospitals is widespread.
Important new data I published recently with Joanne Atay and Raquel Crider (both with SAMHSA's Center for Mental Health Services) in Psychiatric Services show that for the first time in 50 years, the resident patient population of state mental hospitals has grown rather than declined.

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