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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His 'Hard Cash' (1863), which attacks private insane asylums, is powerful; but his most important work is 'The Cloister and the Hearth' (1861), one of the most informing and vivid of all historical novels, with the father of Erasmus for its hero.
The prison, the insane asylum, the squalid chamber of the almshouse, the manufactory where the demon of machinery annihilates the human soul, and the cotton field where God's image becomes a beast of burden; to these and every other scene where man wrongs or neglects his brother, the apostles of humanity have penetrated.
She covers punishment before Italian unification, the failed revolution in punishment, prison consolidation and reform, women and the convent prison, Men: from chains to the penitentiary, juvenile reformatories between state and charity, prisons on the margins: police camps and criminal insane asylums, and laboratories of criminal anthropology.
The Cowkeeper's Wish follows the couple's descendants in and out of slum housing, bleak workhouses and insane asylums, through tragic deaths, marital strife and war.
Top Six US Problems worse than Terrorism Every time a person of Middle Eastern heritage who ought to have been committed to an insane asylum but wasn't (because rich people who don't want to pay taxes successfully lobbied to get rid of insane asylums) commits violence, our press and politicians hit the panic button.
Incorporated into the artwork are surreal scenes of distant smoke stacks, insane asylums and abandoned buildings.
Watch as the team travels back in time using Past Life Regression and brings the viewers her story of servitude, insane asylums, escape, family tragedy and more importantly about how Lily, Linda, discover the truths to self and life.
For the shocking characterization of early insane asylums and compelling connection between Izzy and Clara, this novel would be a valuable addition to most school and public libraries.
And the company behind them - previously responsible for calendars such as Roundabouts of Birmingham and Insane Asylums of England - hopes they will prove just as successful.
Sava, with more than three decades behind him in the system, says he hopes these are the dying days of Argentina's "insane asylums." "Insane asylums, public or private, are places that violate human rights," he said.
Show: Graham Roundabouts It will join a bizarre portfolio of that include views from Birmingham outer circle number bus and insane asylums of England.
Her crimes continued for decades, even as she was twice committed to insane asylums.