psychiatric ward


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psychiatric ward

A ward in a general hospital for mentally ill patients.
See also: ward
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Authorities said staff members in the psychiatric ward saw Mr.
He was subsequently admitted to the University Hospital of North Tees A& E department, then agreed to be transferred to the Stephenson Ward, an acute psychiatric ward of the hospital, for his own safety.
That came after a second public consultation exercise over the proposed closure of one of the hospital's four psychiatric wards ended last week, after the first was branded "inadequate".
On October 2, 2001, while a patient in the hospital's psychiatric ward (where she was receiving treatment for depression) she was assaulted and raped by a male patient.
Presiding Judge Toru Yoshida said the hospital ''should have set aside a safe place for doctors to escape to, as psychiatric ward patients sometimes take unpredictable actions.
O At times 80 to 90 per cent of patients in RavenscraigOs psychiatric ward are drug addicts, chronic alcoholics or ex-prisoners with violent tendencies.
Overall, three psychiatric patients, two formerly addicted patients, two methadone users, and no control patients had to be admitted to the psychiatric ward for reasons that could not be directly associated with psychiatric effects of interferon-alfa and ribavirin.
Yass's subjects are diverse--they include a psychiatric ward, cityscapes, art professionals, and Indian film stars--but one can't escape the sense that content is secondary to style and that this style remains staggeringly unvaried, notwithstanding recent forays into film.
Patient was initially admitted to psychiatric ward with diagnosis of major depression.
A psychiatric ward, the only in-patients facility, and clinics remained.
When she was 20, the actress checked herself into a psychiatric ward for depression.
Leading the lineup are the dramas "Queer as Folk" and "Psychos," shows about gays in Manchester and life in a psychiatric ward, respectively.