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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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Its members are behavioral healthcare provider organizations that own or manage more than 800 specialty psychiatric hospitals, general hospital psychiatric and addiction treatment units and behavioral healthcare divisions, residential treatment facilities, youth services organizations, and extensive outpatient networks.
The Minister of Health, Sherry Ayitey said that the government will expand the Pantang Psychiatric hospital to make sure that more people with mental health needs are catered for.
The assumption is that, from a design standpoint, psychiatric hospitals are essentially similar to general hospitals and, therefore, the traditional or "evidence based" design ideas that evolved in general hospitals remain valid in psychiatric hospitals as well.
Under current law, Medicaid cannot pay for care provided in psychiatric hospitals.
But Oregon still needs a second psychiatric hospital as the most cost-effective means of improving the state's mental health system.
CAIRO: Doctors and nurses from the Abbaseyya Psychiatric Hospital held a demonstration on Sunday amid rumors that the hospital will be relocated 80 km outside of Cairo.
Summary: BEIRUT: Patients of the Al-Fanar Psychiatric Hospital in the southern village of Zahrani performed a "day painting session" in the framework of a project implemented by the Italian NGO "CTM.
According to figures released to the BBC, at least 116 patients in medium and low security psychiatric hospitals escaped from the institutions or from their escorting staff.
Al-Qaeda in Iraq has infiltrated records of psychiatric hospitals,A" he said.
Public-interest law firms had challenged the practice in 2003, filing a class-action suit alleging the state and counties treat children with serious mental-health problems in restrictive group homes and psychiatric hospitals rather than treat them at home.
Schizophrenia accounted for the longest average lengths of stay, and patients with schizophrenia were more likely than any other group to have received treatment from a psychiatric hospital, rather than a general hospital.
At the launch of a study from the Health Research Board, she said: "Since 1965 it is documented that children under 15 and between 15 and 18 were treated in adult psychiatric hospitals.

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