INVOLUNTARY HOSPITALIZATION

A serious mental disorder and the confinement of a person in a mental hospital by authorization that is medical and legal direction (as in involuntary civil commitment). Hospitalized individuals may be considered dangerous to themselves or others

INVOLUNTARY HOSPITALIZATION: "Involuntary Hospitalization as a person may be unable to have their daily living needs met and are confined"
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "INVOLUNTARY HOSPITALIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/involuntary-hospitalization/ (accessed August 12, 2020).
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