However, it recognized that it was conceivable that retention in the hospital's psychiatric ward
whether for rest or observation, or other purpose related to the patient's condition, could be considered treatment.
With any threshold for commitment lower than mental illness--such as "personality disorder"--practically any prisoner can be indefinitely locked into a psychiatric ward
It includes a juvenile psychiatric ward
that cares for patients with aggressive tendencies, as well as those troubled by depression.
She was eventually sent to a psychiatric ward
for several weeks, from which she returned to the nursing home several pounds lighter (she was already thin and frail) and confused - but on medication that made her less demanding.
The Master has burned his manuscript and gone willingly into a psychiatric ward
when critics attacked his work--a portrayal of the story of Jesus.
Meanwhile, public services for the mentally ill in New Orleans are abysmal: A 1986 report by a city task force estimated that 44 percent of the city's 7,000-10,000 homeless were mentally ill, while according to an independent investigator's report, for a number of years "as many as 60 patients per night slept on the floor adjacent to the psychiatric ward
at [nearby] Charity Hospital waiting to be seen.
Convit is quick to point out that the studies were done in a closed psychiatric ward
, where there is little contact with outside society.
Regarding yesterday's announcement on a cluster of patients in a female adult psychiatric ward
being infected with Influenza A, the spokesperson for Castle Peak Hospital made the following update today (April 15):
Mentally ill patients confined at the psychiatric ward
THE decision to detain an anorexic woman on a psychiatric ward
over fears for her life is set to be reviewed on Friday.
The man, 25, is being held in a secure psychiatric ward
while he waits to hear whether he will face charges.