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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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US HealthVest is opening a 70-bed psychiatric hospital in Monroe, Georgia later this month and is developing a 75-bed psychiatric hospital in Newnan, Georgia.
These figures stress the fact that overcrowding is a serious problem in this psychiatric hospital," Dr.
To see why the design features of psychiatric hospitals must be significantly different from those of general hospitals, one need look no farther than the design and function of the patient room in a general hospital and consider how its design and functional requirements differ from those of a psychiatric hospital (See figure 1).
The American Psychiatric Association has opposed the Medicaid exclusion of private psychiatric hospitals since long before passage of the Affordable Care Act, Nicholas Meyers, APA director of government relations, said in an interview.
When space in a psychiatric hospital is unavailable, patients who ought to be hospitalized remain in local treatment centers that can't provide high levels of care, stretching their resources beyond their limits.
Founded in 1883, the Abbaseyya Psychiatric Hospital offers 2,000 inpatient beds, treats approximately 80,000 outpatients each year, and is the only facility in Egypt to offer training in psychiatric nursing.
The art exhibition is part of the project "Rehabilitation and Support actions for Al-Fanar Psychiatric Hospital in Zaharani.
A total of 3,658 patients were resident in psychiatric hospital and units at the end of 2003.
After his capture, Alvarado was imprisoned in Havana's Psychiatric Hospital where, Calzon writes, "he was given electroshocks and psychotropic drugs.
To illustrate this approach, we have drawn clinical material from our work in several different psychiatric hospitals in which we have counseled a variety of clients whose illnesses have represented every major category of mental illness.
After all, he did spend five years in jails and psychiatric hospitals without trial.

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