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What is the criteria for which people get put in 72 hour holds at psychiatric hospitals?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: 3 things

They have to be an immediate danger to themselves.
They must be an immediate threat to someone else. They need to be gravely disabled, i.e. Cannot give a reasonable plan for obtaining food, clothing, shelter.

In brief: 3 things

They have to be an immediate danger to themselves.
They must be an immediate threat to someone else. They need to be gravely disabled, i.e. Cannot give a reasonable plan for obtaining food, clothing, shelter.
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry

In brief: Psych

Imminent danger to self imminent danger to others gravely disabled.

In brief: Psych

Imminent danger to self imminent danger to others gravely disabled.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
Thank
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