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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Mailhot herself falls in precipitous love with her writing teacher, a passion that initially lands her in a mental ward.
While there, he fits in well with the patients and attempts to liven up the place, but eventually finds that the mental ward is ruled by the cruel nurse Ratched; McMurphy helps the patients fight back against Ratched's tyranny.
I ended our love affair in a mental ward," she laments, yet the bittersweet conclusion can't outweigh the innocent beauty of what went before.
As a result, I was taken to a mental ward to be taught the importance of medication.
On Monday, after obtaining permission to address the Dubai Court of First Instance, the 49-year-old Jordanian suspect, Nidal Eisa Abdullah, said: "I have a medical file record at Rashid Hospital's mental ward - I was not conscious or awake and do not remember what happened that day [day of the incident May 20].
The final straw was when she was admitted to a mental ward with psychosis which is when I heard all about her ghastly predicament.
An escaped female mental patient dressed in a hospital gown allegedly tried to break into a house near the mental ward and was shot by the homeowner.
He is a sharp, funny rebel who pretends to be insane so he can finish his prison sentence in the relative comfort of a mental ward.
It was John Gazza turned to in 2008, moving in with him after being released from a mental ward.
A social worker in the emergency room that night helped us make arrangements for my admission to Seven West, the nonviolent mental ward at the downtown hospital.
In the suit, Lufti claimed that Britney had previously been addicted to amphetamines when she employed him, and that her involuntary committal to a mental ward in 2008 had been a result of drugs.