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Old 03-28-2019, 06:23 PM #1
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Someone I know really enjoys going to the hospital and is constantly going to the same one every few weeks. She even says itís a vacation for her. Sheís not getting any better because she just likes it so much.

Maybe I just donít understand the situation. But wouldnít the solution be to send her to a different hospital? Maybe one she doesnít enjoy? I know they did that to me when I was a teenager. Theyíd send me to bad hospitals I didnít like and make me work with staff I hated. It made me not want to go to the hospital anymore and helped turn me into the functional adult I am today. They also did it with other kids too. If they seemed to be enjoying the hospital too much theyíd send them to a different one.

Iím not trying to sound naive or anything. But I just feel like this would be a good solution for her.
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Do you think she's faking symptoms so she can go to the hospital? Maybe they shouldn't admit her if that's the case. I would think that would get expensive too.
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Do you think she's faking symptoms so she can go to the hospital? Maybe they shouldn't admit her if that's the case. I would think that would get expensive too.
Iím not sure if sheís faking symptoms or not. They admit her every time though and she stays each time for 1.5 months. I have no idea though how sheís paying all her bills. Iím sure they are very high.
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I had an acquaintance who used to call me at 2 AM telling me she was suicidal and had to go to the hospital. When I'd rush over to her, she had packed 2 large suitcases. One with all her art supplies and stuffed animals. The hospital she liked to frequent was very lax about what patients could bring. I would refuse to admit any patient that came with enough stuff for a month's long vacation. I had never seen anything quite like it. When I'm in crisis, packing my art supplies is not exactly a priority. Most of my admissions are with only the clothes on my back because I'm too psychotic to organize packing anything. Some people game the system for attention.
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Iím assuming if she says sheís in a crisis even if she really isnít the hospital canít turn her away for liability issues. Sheís been back in the hospital for a few days. 95% of my hospitalizations were awful. I was in a good hospital the first 2 times. Then I got too comfortable and started liking it too much. And I then got sent to a really bad one after that. Itís what really straightened me out. The only thing I regret about the whole thing is not suing the hospital for abuse because Iím pretty sure I could have gotten a decent settlement because of what they did to me.
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