Pinel system


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Pi·nel sys·tem

(pi-nel'),
the abolition of forcible restraint in the treatment of the patient in a mental hospital.
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Pi·nel sys·tem

(pē-nel' sis'tĕm)
The abolition of forcible restraint in the treatment of the mental hospital patient.
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Pinel,

Philippe, French psychiatrist, 1745-1826.
Haslam-Pinel syndrome - see under Haslam
Pinel system - the abolition of forcible restraint in the treatment of mental hospital patients.
Pinel-Haslam syndrome - Synonym(s): Haslam-Pinel syndrome
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