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Are psychiatric hospitals really effective, do nothing much, or do more damage?

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In brief: Effective

Psychiatric hospitalization is mostly used when a patient poses a danger to him/herself or presents with a situation that requires a higher level of care than that available in an out patient setting.
Sometimes peculiar patient problems may be the reason for hospitalization.

In brief: Effective

Psychiatric hospitalization is mostly used when a patient poses a danger to him/herself or presents with a situation that requires a higher level of care than that available in an out patient setting.
Sometimes peculiar patient problems may be the reason for hospitalization.
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry

In brief: Psych Hosp

They are effective for acute stabilization in general they should be avoided if less restrictive measures can help.

In brief: Psych Hosp

They are effective for acute stabilization in general they should be avoided if less restrictive measures can help.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
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