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Monday Notes From Dr. Pat

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.

When I was in college, I worked at a private psychiatric hospital on the locked ward for women. Many of the patients I worked with on this ward had schizophrenia diagnoses. These women were often in their 20s and 30s, and many were in this locked ward for their first hospitalization after repeated attempts to diagnose and control behaviors in the community setting.

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