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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This grim story is told in flashbacks from the mental ward.
The mental ward was taken as a symbol for Russia itself and the madness of the upper classes who, instead of dealing with Russia's problems, chose to view them from a distance.
She shared a room with her when the famous sex symbol came to stay with the Strasbergs and Marilyn became a kind of mental ward of Lee Strasberg.
Dark and charged from the start, Cover Me in Darkness is a thriller that explores the depths of the psychologies of its characters, from Amanda's mother, a troubled woman who took her own son's life and ended up in a mental ward, to Amanda herself, who has wrapped herself in a veil of normalcy at a job in a cosmetics company in order to hide from the ugly secrets of her past.
Terry was in a mental ward as David revealed himself to me that night, confes sing to an awful dread he might follow his half-brother's path.
He will be admitted to a mental ward for 15 days during which he will be monitored and examined by a specialised committee of psychiatrists.
He said Bradshaw should have been sent to supported accommodation with specially trained staff when he was released from a mental ward at Manchester Royal Infirmary 14 months before the alleged conspiracy.
Among the bombshell allegations already disclosed in the suit, Lufti claimed that Spears was addicted to methamphetamines and nearly overdosed during an infamous mental breakdown in 2008 that led in the singer being involuntarily committed to a mental ward.
15 A US marshall investigates the disappearance of a murderer who has escaped from a secure mental ward in 1954 and is presumed to be hiding out on remote Shutter Island.
The goose is in a mental ward, For murdering a toad.
Chief minister expressed these views while talking to media here on Wednesday after placing foundation stone of Institute of Cardiology at Rawalpindi medical college staff colony and inauguration of newly constructed mental ward in Benazir hospital.
Set in a mental ward in America in the 1950s, the drama features a half-dozen patients suffering various degrees of mental illness, from the lobotomized near-vegetable Ruckly, played by March Schrader, to the hyperactive Cheswick, played by Mike Dickson.