ELOPEMENT By N., Sam M.S. - 50 1. Sdecretly leaving home to marry. 2. A patient leaving a mental hospital without permission. 3. Slang term for an inmate escaping. ELOPEMENT: "Joe and Lyn where happy with their elopement." Related Psychology Terms LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) DAY HOSPITAL (Day Care Program) SCHIZOPHRENIA (OTHER TYPES) REHABILITATION (Psychiatric) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY MEYER, ADOLF (1866-1950) KORSAKOFF’S SYNDROME (Amne- sic-Confabulatory Syndrome) EXPERIENTIAL THERAPY KIRKBRIDE, THOMAS (1809-83) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ELOPEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/elopement/ (accessed July 6, 2022).