The biggest fallacies of designing psychiatric hospitals.
Subject: Hospitals (Design and construction)
Psychiatric hospital care (Design and construction)
Psychiatric hospitals (Design and construction)
Author: Hunt, James M.
Pub Date: 03/01/2012
Publication: Name: Behavioral Healthcare Publisher: Vendome Group LLC Audience: Academic; Trade Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health; Health care industry; Psychology and mental health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2012 Vendome Group LLC ISSN: 1931-7093
Issue: Date: March-April, 2012 Source Volume: 32 Source Issue: 2
Product: Product Code: 8060000 Hospitals; 1542240 Hospital-Health Facilities; 8000320 Health Construction; 9105240 Health Planning & Construction; 8063000 Psychiatric Hospitals NAICS Code: 622 Hospitals; 23332 Commercial and Institutional Building Construction; 62 Health Care and Social Assistance; 92312 Administration of Public Health Programs; 62221 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals SIC Code: 8062 General medical & surgical hospitals; 8063 Psychiatric hospitals; 8069 Specialty hospitals exc. psychiatric; 1542 Nonresidential construction, not elsewhere classified
Accession Number: 287392608
Full Text: An architect specializing in the design of psychiatric facilities for patient and staff safety for over 30 years, Jim Hunt starts his first blog for Behavioral Healthcare by introducing some of the common fallacies believed today by hospitals and designers alike, www.behavioral.net/huntl203

By James M. Hunt, AIA
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