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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Tenders are invited for annual repair estimate for psychiatric wing mental ward in pgims rohtak
Psychiatrist James Mburu said the mental ward has 20 beds.
Smith took to social media recently where she openly shared to her friends and fans that she was self-admitted into a mental ward last December 2018.
The patient is said to have hanged himself using a pair of trousers inside the strong room in the mental ward.This needless death of a mental patient who was supposed to be under suicide watch exposes the rot that has eaten into the country's public health infrastructure particularly in relation to mental health services.
For example, after Mailhot's mother has an intense epistolary love affair with convicted murderer Salvador Agron, her words and memories are used by the musician Paul Simon for his musical The Capeman, in which her character is reduced to an "Indian hippie chick." 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.
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.