SANATORIUM

Now-defunct designation for any facility which offers therapy and confinement to individuals having chronic disorders or mental problems. Also known as: sanitarium.

SANATORIUM: "She was confined to a sanatorium in the early part of the 19th century."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SANATORIUM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sanatorium/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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