MENTAL INSTITUTION

an institution which expressly treats and deals with the cases of patients who displays signs of mental distress or pathology or alternatively patients who have been diagnosed with mental illnesses which normal hospitals cannot give an appropriate level of care.

MENTAL INSTITUTION: "When an individual is diagnosed with a mental illness which may place them or other members of the public at risk, mental institutions may be considered due to their ability to effectively manage the individuals needs without effecting family or friends."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MENTAL INSTITUTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mental-institution/ (accessed December 7, 2019).
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