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mental hospital

mental hospital in Medicine

mental hospital n.
See psychiatric hospital.

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  • He remained a patient in a mental hospital until March, 1915, when he escaped.

    Mental Defectives and Sexual Offenders W. H. Triggs, Donald McGavin, Frederick Truby King, J. Sands Elliot, Ada G. Patterson, C.E. Matthews and J. Beck
  • On the other hand, there is reluctance on the part of medical practitioners to certify such cases for a mental hospital.

    Mental Defectives and Sexual Offenders W. H. Triggs, Donald McGavin, Frederick Truby King, J. Sands Elliot, Ada G. Patterson, C.E. Matthews and J. Beck
  • Hurd somehow knew about the vagabond raiding party that had rescued Glenna from the mental hospital.

    The Instant of Now Irving E. Cox, Jr.
  • He had to retire from the world to a Home—some said even to a mental hospital.

    Mrs. Warren's Daughter Sir Harry Johnston
  • The mother is feeble-minded, and the father died in a mental hospital.

    Mental Defectives and Sexual Offenders W. H. Triggs, Donald McGavin, Frederick Truby King, J. Sands Elliot, Ada G. Patterson, C.E. Matthews and J. Beck

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