TEMPORARY COMMITMENT

emergency indeliberate hospitalization of a patient with a cognitive disorder for a limited time to observe or treat them.

TEMPORARY COMMITMENT: "The patient is under temporary commitment for the time being."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TEMPORARY COMMITMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/temporary-commitment/ (accessed October 18, 2021).
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