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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In hushed tones and loud whispers sufferers are harshly dismissed as 'batshit-crazy' or 'loony-bin insane.'
Joe studied Pitman's shorthand and French to qualify for Special Branch work at the 'Loony-bin', as Scotland Yard is known to its inmates.
The other sequence samples Shelly's final session with her loony-bin shrink.
My loony-bin state thinks it is a perfectly grand idea for peaceable citizens having to explain to their local constabulary why they need to carry a gun, pay 100 bucks for a gun license of any kind without any accountability or provisions made for denial.