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Haematology An irreversible maturation step by terminally differentiated plasma cells, which have undergone heavy chain rearrangement, are ‘clonal’ and thus capable of producing only one specific Ig; cell specificity or idiotype is conferred by the heavy and light variable regions
Popular psychology A social pact between 2 individuals to share certain responsibilities—e.g., commitment to a relationship
commitmentForensic psychiatry An order or process by which a court or magistrate directs its officer(s) to take a mentally ill person to a mental health facility or penal institution; commitment proceedings can be civil or criminal, voluntary or involuntary, and usually require a court or judicial proceeding. See Emergency psychiatric commitment.
Patient discussion about commitment
Q. Can I have her committed to rehab? Hello. I really need some help. My girl friend is 44, I’m 56 yrs old. She's stubborn and will not seek the help she needs. It's driving me crazy and I am unable to help her. Alcoholism is terrible. We are paying the mortgage on a beautiful home together, and I just can't leave her. I've got my own psychological problems that I am dealing with--anxiety, temper and depression. Can I have her committed to rehab?
If the person has become a hazard to themselves or to others, especially children, there may be legal recourse with a judge no matter what your relationship.
Others are pointing out that unless a person is wanting help, there is a low success rate for recovery. Someone forced to go to rehab, may go right back to the old ways within the same hour they get out of rehab. Some people end in rehab multiple times this way.
Its not a pretty picture of life. Its not something you can read much about anywhere. But its real. Ask a rehab tech and they could probably tell you stories that will "fold your ears back".
You may have a county mental health agency with a rehab center, instead of the state hospital. Check your phone bo
Q. How do I know if someone’s planning to commit suicide? A guy I know is acting weird lately…saying some scary stuff about dying. How can I know he is not joking? And how can I stop him?
Q. My best friend is always seemed to be depressed. Once he tried to commit suicide. I like to help him.Can u plz Hi I am Mickey, student at the Capella University. My best friend is always seemed to be depressed. Once he tried to commit suicide. His parents are not supporting him; they are not considering him in any way. I usually spend more time with him. I like to help him. When he is in severe depression I don’t know what to do to him, and how to treat him?