psychiatric hospital

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n psychiatric hospital a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
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Usage

In literature:

Telenosis, nowadays, is confined almost exclusively to use in psychiatric hospitals and corrective institutions.
"The Telenizer" by Don Thompson
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In news:

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) John Hinckley, who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan nearly three decades ago, is being allowed by a federal judge to spend more time away from his psychiatric hospital and apply for a driver's license.
TV show 'House' to film at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital .
Conlon/The Star-Ledger The TV show "House" is scheduled to film at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in Parsippany-Troy Hills Wednesday morning.
Northeast Ohio would get a new, $83.7 million psychiatric hospital under a capital-spending plan rolled out Monday in Columbus.
Changes Sought at Children's Psychiatric Hospital .
Pennsylvania's Rehabilitation, Psychiatric Hospitals on Strong Financial Footing .
Non-general acute care facilities in Pennsylvania, such as rehabilitation and psychiatric hospitals, remained financially sound during fiscal year 2011.
State Rejects GEO Care's Bid to Privatize Psychiatric Hospital.
A Benton County judge has ruled that a man who killed his grandmother in Kennewick is insane and should spend the rest of his life in a state psychiatric hospital.
Court documents filed in Spokane County are shedding new light on a shocking murder committed by a psychiatric patient at Eastern State Hospital in Medical Lake.
Psychiatric hospitals have a certain smell.
As I unlock the metal doors, the smell lets me know where and what I am: a pre-doctoral intern at a forensic psychiatric hospital in Boston.
Psychiatric hospitals have no flowers.
Patients with mental and behavioral health issues rather than physical ailments often cause a bottleneck in hospital emergency rooms for "up to a week or more" because inpatient psychiatric beds are lacking.
Last week, City Paper reported on state's plans to shut down the only public psychiatric facility in Baltimore city, a move that could further crowd public hospitals and potentially send some very dangerous individuals out onto the streets.
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