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“Laughter in mental health inpatient units”: Answer to Question


          I spent about three years locked down on inpatient psychiatry and the word “laughter” only conjures up three images.  The first is of Gary, who works as an entry-level counselor.  He is extraordinarily intelligent, middle-aged, and has a master’s … Continue reading

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Hutchings Psychiatric Center: Notes from a Hospitalization (Part V)


Four-point The patient is removed to the third floor, and four-point.  Dr. Megna told me he hated putting people in four-point.  Certainly people hated being put in four-point, nevertheless, the system designed and built a special room for four-point.  It is … Continue reading

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