mental institution

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mental institution a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
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Quotations

  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.”

Usage

In literature:

You're lucky I don't drop you off at a mental institution.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
For three years Maria was cared for in an institution for the mentally deranged.
"The Road to Damascus" by August Strindberg
Whatever love of literature I now have dates from this time, when I was a mental incompetent and confined in an institution.
"A Mind That Found Itself" by Clifford Whittingham Beers
If a boy cries or shows fear, he is scolded, and training of one kind or another is instituted to bring about moral and mental hardihood.
"The Nervous Housewife" by Abraham Myerson
To aid mental digestion I strolled over to the noble home of the Academy and Institute adjoining Mr. Huntington's Hispano-Moresque Museum.
"Police!!!" by Robert W. Chambers
Another advantage of this Institution, is, an elevated and invigorating course of mental discipline.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
Likewise the more helpless mental defectives, the insane, the imbeciles and idiots, are cared for in state institutions.
"The Farmer and His Community" by Dwight Sanderson
Locked up in mental institution.
"The Brain" by Alexander Blade
This place could be nothing but some institution for the mentally afflicted.
"Miss Million's Maid" by Bertha Ruck
Reports from a number of such institutions show that many of their inmates are mentally subnormal.
"Being Well-Born" by Michael F. Guyer
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In news:

A 21-year-old Shawano County man could spend the rest of his life in a mental institution, after he was sentenced Thursday for brutally killing his father.
In David O Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook," Bradley Cooper plays an unstable former teacher trying to improve himself after exiting a mental institution.
If I were not on the radio I would be in a mental institution.
The National Institute of Mental Health says nearly 15 million Americans are affected by depression.
If declared insane , he would be committed to a mental institution for as long as he's considered sick and dangerous to others.
Patient stabbed at Colorado Mental Health Institute .
0A patient stabbed another patient at the Colorado Mental Health Institute Wednesday.
Since last year's court verdict, he had been in Montreal's Pinel institute where a panel Wednesday found him mentally fit to be released.
Mental health institutions need review.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov Terry Branstad says Iowa has some "ancient" mental health institutions that need review.
Patient stabbed at Colorado Mental Health Institute.
Dr Erlich is an NIMH T32 Research Fellow in the Division of Mental Health Services and Policy Research of Columbia University's department of psychiatry and the New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Founded in 1845, Naval Academy is a highly competitive four-year undergraduate institution that prepares young men and woman morally, mentally, and physically to be Navy or Marine Corps officers.
Mental health institutions need review.
Obsession drove Aussie Batibasaga to mental institution.
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In science:

Also observations prove the evidence of any government institutions solely for the mentally retarded children. Also one is not in a position to say whether rigorous research to stop the occurrence of such children by genetic modification has been substantially carried out.
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)
We also show the power is very robust to misspeci fication of the weights. I n particular, we show that (i) sparse 1Research supported by National Institute of Mental Health grants MH057881,MH066278, MH06329 and NSF Grant AST 0434343.
Weighted Hypothesis Testing
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