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Definitions for mental hospital
men·tal hos·pi·tal

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  1. mental hospital, psychiatric hospital, mental institution, institution, mental home, insane asylum, asylumnoun

    a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person


  1. mental hospitalnoun

    A hospital facility designed to treat persons with serious mental disorders, as opposed to disorders of the body.


  1. mental hospital

    A mental hospital, also known as a psychiatric hospital, is a specialized healthcare facility that provides diagnosis, treatment, and care for individuals with serious mental health conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, severe depression, and anxiety disorders. These facilities are staffed by professionals including psychiatrists, psychologists, and nurses who offer various therapeutic techniques like psychotherapy, medication, and psychosocial interventions. They also help patients manage daily life skills, coping mechanisms and offer support for recovery from illness or crisis.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mental hospital in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mental hospital in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of mental hospital in a Sentence

  1. Oscar Levant:

    I was once thrown out of a mental hospital for depressing the other patients.

  2. Abhishek Chaudhary:

    I was walking past the mental hospital the other day, and all the patients were shouting, ’13….13….13.’ The fence was too high to see over, but I saw a little gap in the planks, so I looked through to see what was going on. Some idiot poked me in the eye with a stick! Then they all started shouting, ’14….14….14.’

  3. R. D. Laing:

    When I certify someone insane, I am not equivocating when I write that he is of unsound mind, may be dangerous to himself and others, and requires care and attention in a mental hospital. However, at the same time, I am also aware that, in my opinion, there are other people who are regarded as sane, whose minds are as radically unsound, who may be equally or more dangerous to themselves and others and whom society does not regard as psychotic and fit persons to be in a madhouse.

  4. Richard Gere:

    Weve all had friends who have had serious problems, [Mental health]ispart of our lives. The movie to me is really abouthow do you create community? How can you create a safe place even when youre in a mental hospital when youre deeply ill?

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  • blázinecCzech
  • Irrenanstalt, psychiatrische KlinikGerman
  • φρενοκομείο, τρελοκομείο, ψυχιατρικό νοσοκομείοGreek
  • manicomio, hospital psiquiátricoSpanish
  • mielisairaalaFinnish
  • asile de fous, clinique psychiatrique, asile psychiatrique, hôpital psychiatriqueFrench
  • gealtlannIrish
  • elmegyógyintézet, tébolyda, bolondokháza, őrültekházaHungarian
  • manicomio, ospedale psichiatricoItalian
  • 精神病院Japanese
  • psychiatrische instellingDutch
  • manicómio, hospícioPortuguese
  • дурдом, психиатрическая больница, сумасшедший дом, психушкаRussian
  • tımarhaneTurkish

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