psychiatric hospital

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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 SC is hearing a public interest litigation filed by advocate Gaurav Kumar Bansal who is seeking release of those people who are now fit to be discharged from the mental hospitals and necessary steps to ensure their social security after discharge.
Well, the biggest mental institution in Egypt, in the Middle East as a matter of fact, is located there: the Abbaseya Mental Hospital.
Its founder, Clifford Beers had written A Mind That Found Itself (1909), a shocking account of his own institutionalization in a mental hospital in the first decade of the century.
And they've spent countless hours in the local emergency room, guarding patients until a state mental hospital bed becomes available.
In fact, we may be forced to choose between paying for forensic incarcerations in state mental hospitals and maintaining community mental health services in at least some states.
Lieberman, for instance, casually remarks that "one rarely hears of someone being committed involuntarily to a mental hospital.
The man who first utters that mantra is psychiatrist Ty Adams (Michael Beach), who has come to the Sedah State Mental Hospital (filmed at a Pasadena estate) to tout his nonmedicinal treatment techniques for a documentary.
The community mental health movement in the 1960s and 1970s led to the deinstitutionalization of state mental hospitals and an increase in admissions to nursing homes and other related care facilities.
Mr Hague will make it clear the Conservative Government got it badly wrong when it closed the old-style mental hospitals and turfed the patients out on the streets.
Now, the most comprehensive follow-up study to date of patients discharged from mental hospitals indicates that those who do not abuse alcohol or illicit drugs commit violent acts no more frequently than a random selection of their neighbors in urban communities.
When she was 16, she remembers, she smoked Benson & Hedges Menthols, "the smoke of choice in mental hospitals," Now Scholinski smokes Newport Lights.

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