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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Jack Nicholson's McMurphy, in one of the actor's early over-the-top performances, is serving a short prison term and decides to get out of work detail for some R&R at the nearby state psych ward.
She described her encounters with the medical system, including the rather Kafkaesque experience of being admitted to a psych ward after visiting the hospital to pick up a prescription.
My husband worked for 25 years in a psych ward at a Denver hospital and when we walked down 16th Street Mall, I knew the guys in gray flannel suits carrying briefcases and he knew those going through trash barrels.
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Amanda had stayed at a Malibu rehab facility and spent some time in the psych ward at UCLA Medical Center.
And the Nothing Compares 2 U singer yesterday warned the former Disney star she was set to end up in "the psych ward or rehab".
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He filed an appeal and got a letter from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation informing him that he had been designated a "mental defective" by virtue of his four-day visit to the psych ward and was no longer allowed to possess firearms or ammunition--ever.
And while she would not deny medical attention to someone experiencing the effects of spiritual emergency, which could include horrific and frightening visions, hearing voices, intense feelings of failure (especially of having failed God), and many other outpourings from the personal and collective unconscious, she does affirm that medication and time in the psych ward denies people the opportunity to reintegrate whatever is coming forth into a healthier whole.