psychiatric hospital

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Noun1.psychiatric hospital - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced personpsychiatric hospital - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
hospital, infirmary - a health facility where patients receive treatment
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Kitchener, formerly of Philadelphia Road, was sectioned and has since then been confined to various secure mental hospitals, where he is receiving treatment.
For years they have been languishing at the mental hospitals.
Of the country's health care expenditures only 2% are devoted to mental care, 59% of which spent on public mental hospitals.
Our country got rid of all the mental hospitals, and now jails have become mental hospitals.
I AM writing to you as an ex-patient of five mental hospitals in which you have no voice.
In May, Life published Maisel's disturbing overview of mental hospitals across the country.
A DAMNING new report has slammed mental hospitals across the country as filthy, with patients being given too many drugs.
Like Burnett, sheriffs across Texas are increasingly frustrated and worried about the ever-decreasing amount of bed space available at state mental hospitals.
He says the practice of putting protesters in mental hospitals is widespread.
Important new data I published recently with Joanne Atay and Raquel Crider (both with SAMHSA's Center for Mental Health Services) in Psychiatric Services show that for the first time in 50 years, the resident patient population of state mental hospitals has grown rather than declined.
4) In 1905, the department announced that training would be offered in all mental hospitals and that nurses and attendants who attended the lectures and demonstrations and remained on staff for at least three years would be entitled to sit an examination leading to registration.
A JUDGE yesterday blamed cannabis for putting vulnerable people into mental hospitals as he jailed a drug pusher for 3V2 years.

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