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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Two more fires took place in May at psychiatric institutions in Russia's central Tambov Region and in the southern Krasnodar Region.
The court's main task in the ten-week trial is to decide whether Breivik is sane and whether he should be sent to jail or a psychiatric institution.
If declared insane, he would be held in a psychiatric institution indefinitely with periodic reviews.
Investing in a new psychiatric institution can be called "transitional" only in the manner that investing in new deck chairs transitions you off the Titanic.
Finally, Tara and her cousin Lafayette visit a psychiatric institution to meet his bigoted, hate-filled mama, Ruby Jean.
Dancho Danchev, an independent security consultant, has been reportedly found in a Bulgarian psychiatric institution.
Fritzl was arrested in April 2008 and is likely to spend the rest of his life in a psychiatric institution.
EAST BROOKFIELD - A 330-pound man who scuffled with police at his Spencer home on Saturday was ordered sent to a psychiatric institution yesterday after a judge heard evidence that he might be a danger to others and himself.
She would then be committed to a psychiatric institution - but not in the US capital if the insanity defence is imposed against the defendant's wishes.
In March Yemeni court ruled al-Abdi to be mentally unstable sending him to a psychiatric institution and forcing him to pay YER5.
Josef Fritzl, the Austrian man who held his daughter captive in a cellar for 24 years and fathered her seven children, has been sentenced to life in a secure psychiatric institution.
When defense mental health "experts" testify to a lack of a defendant's criminal intent, these "hired guns" are aiming to have the perpetrator confined to a psychiatric institution rather than a jail.

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