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What does IVC stand for?

IVC stands for Involuntary Commitment

This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

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  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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Some states also require mental health professionals to seek voluntary hospitalization or emergency involuntary commitment for patients likely to be dangerous, and New York's new law will allow law enforcement officials to remove any firearms the patients may own.
Focusing on contemporary perceptions of gender, sexuality, class, disability and eugenics, the work examines the involuntary commitment of girls and young women deemed by reformers to be "defective" and sheds light on both the dominant social trends of the day as well as the ways in which the victims of these policies sought to mitigate their conditions.
In this package, reason examines the most fanciful theories about Loughner's rampage, highlights some of the more extreme post-shooting policy ideas (including involuntary commitment of the mentally disturbed), and analyzes the ways in which Loughner's profile resembles those of political assassins throughout history.
The medical team and hospital decide to pursue involuntary commitment to treat Pam's anorexia if she does not agree to treatment.
Gerald Robertson's article, "Civil Commitment and the 'Unsuitable' Voluntary Patient" deals with the controversial subject of involuntary commitment to a psychiatric facility.