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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She raged: "When you end up in the psych ward or rehab I'll be happy to visit you.
Visitors walk through the dark rooms past old metal operating tables, the former X-ray room with windows painted black and the psych ward.
After spending two months in a psych ward, he is now, at 41 years of age, eight months clean of painkillers and six months out of inpatient treatment, and allowed to go back to work in the police department.
Struggling with anorexia and living in the psych ward, Anise wonders about the point of it all.
Charlie arranges for Ruth's mentor, Sarah Evans, to visit her in the psych ward.
She escalates the dose, develops a paranoid psychosis, and ends up on a psych ward.
When Ruth feels threatened or hurt, she goes on the attack, which is what happened with Charlie when she got him moved to the psych ward.
We(First Nations people)are big business--filling up the pen, corrections, and the psych ward, and yet everyone is supposed to be servicing First Nations people.
It took Los Angeles cops $25,000 worth of manpower to make sure nutty Britney Spears got from her mansion to the psych ward.
And John can't make it because he's in the psych ward.
Comfort added, "If Samaritan and Ellis can make money with a psych ward, what's the matter with these people?
In a psych ward there are many patients who would kill, and then there are the staff members.