involuntary hospitalization

involuntary hospitalization

Forensic psychiatry A civil commitment in which a person is formally confined to a mental health institution, due to mental illness, incompetence, alcoholism, drug addiction, or other, as he/she is deemed dangerous to him/herself or others. See Commitment.
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The seminar will address the most currentlegal information and opioid addiction treatment options including voluntary and involuntary hospitalization, assisted outpatient treatment, mental health warrants, orders of protection, guardianships and HIPPA confidentiality.
The current standard of care includes voluntary, or involuntary hospitalization and potentially electroconvulsive therapy.
15) Involuntary hospitalization also can have serious practical consequences.
com/celebrity-news/news/kanye-west-kim-kardashian-fighting-before-hospitalization-w452702) Us Weekly , the "Famous" rapper was struggling to maintain his relationship with wife Kim Kardashian in the weeks leading up to his involuntary hospitalization.
More than half of these individuals also have a history of involuntary hospitalization.
Donaldson that the purpose of involuntary hospitalization is treatment
Hospitalization is presented in two forms: voluntary and involuntary hospitalization.
After he tried to kill his mother in 1999, a court found him not guilty by reason of insanity and determined he was mentally ill and subject to involuntary hospitalization, Cuyahoga County court records show.
In New York, involuntary hospitalization requires a finding that
The Second Circuit has held that under New York law, an involuntary hospitalization of the defendant based on two physicians' certificates was a "commit[ment] to a mental institution" within the meaning of the Gun Control Act, (112) and that a formal, adversarial adjudication or judicial determination to establish a commitment was not necessary.
The psychotherapist-patient privilege's applicability in civil commitment proceedings appears in the involuntary hospitalization context because psychotherapists are considered expert witnesses, and often testify at the proceeding in order for the fact finder to determine whether or not the patient is to be hospitalized.