mental institution

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Noun1.mental institution - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced personmental institution - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
hospital, infirmary - a health facility where patients receive treatment
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Through a series of screening and testing, we determine if a patient already needs to undergo rehabilitation or should be referred to a mental institution instead,' Esquillo said on Thursday.
It was at the mental institution that Chanel was then paid a visit by an old friend: The Red Devil - the mysterious, masked villain who wrecked havoc in the freshman installment.
He stars as 1920s sceptic and ghost-hunter Harry Price who, after learning an MP's wife has seen ghosts and could be locked up in a mental institution, feels compelled to act.
Laughing off the gossip that was going around online, "The Queen" sarcastically stressed that she was never admitted into any mental institution and is not experiencing any kind of mental problems.
A federal law barring a Michigan man in 2011 from owning a gun because he was committed to a mental institution more than 20 years earlier is unconstitutional, a three-judge panel of the Cincinnati-based court ruled December 18, Newsmax reported.
18, a three-judge panel at the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that a federal ban on gun ownership for those who have been committed to a mental institution or ruled "as a mental defective" is unconstitutional.
The Gun Control Act contains two measures to achieve these exclusionary and prohibitory objectives that are specific to this group: it prohibits the sale of firearms to anyone "adjudicated as a mental defective" or "committed to any mental institution," and it prohibits the possession of firearms by such individuals.
10pm The sequel finds Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) in a mental institution and her teenage son, John (Edward Furlong), in foster care.
The woman had recently been placed in the mental institution by a court order because of behavioral issues she manifested while serving time at the Howard County jail.
He should be jailed for inappropriate language or be sent to mental institution and FIR (first information report) should be registered against him under the Atrocities Act," said Ojha.
In The Man Who Would Be Jack, the link is made with a man by the name of Thomas Hayne Cutbush, who had been arrested in 1891 for stabbing women in Kennington and was kept in a mental institution for life.
In this Sapphic caper movie from Israel, Belle, having just been released from a mental institution, decides to break into a stranger's apartment to commit suicide.