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Are psychiatric hospitals effective or do more damage by keeping the mentally ill locked away?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: They save lives
Like all other types of hospitals they offer treatment for the more seriously ill.
In today's health care system it is difficult if not impossible for you to be "locked away". You can be detained in a locked facility only if your md determines you are a serious danger to yourself or others.

In brief: They save lives
Like all other types of hospitals they offer treatment for the more seriously ill.
In today's health care system it is difficult if not impossible for you to be "locked away". You can be detained in a locked facility only if your md determines you are a serious danger to yourself or others.
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
Dr. Law-Yone is an esteemed colleague of mine, and his answer is exactly on target. Hospitals are around to help ill patients regain their health.
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