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When Hospitalization Is Needed for Depression

What Are Your Rights Regarding Hospitalization for Depression? continued...

Keep in mind that most hospital stays for depression are brief and voluntary. The goal of hospitalization is to get you on the right track by starting treatments that can be continued on an outpatient basis. When you leave the hospital you should be safe and stable and on the path to recovery.

 

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Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg, MD on May 11, 2014
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