PSYCHIATRIC UNIT

A distinct unit within a general hospital charged with providing care to patients suffering acute psychiatrically disturbance. Psychiatric units include provisional emergency coverage and admission to the hospital.

PSYCHIATRIC UNIT: "Woodridge General has one of the finest psychiatric units in the state."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHIATRIC UNIT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychiatric-unit/ (accessed August 18, 2019).
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