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Compulsion and freedom in community mental healthcare

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In recent decades, there have been changes in the nature and delivery of mental healthcare, with the majority of patients now being cared for in the community. New legislation, currently being enacted in England and Wales, will give clinicians the power to compel patients to comply with community treatment. These changes in law and service delivery have led to debate about the extent to which treatment pressures should be used to limit patients' freedom in the community. This contribution out...

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10.1016/j.mppsy.2007.07.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
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Volume:
6
Issue:
9
Pages:
393-398
Publication date:
2007-09-01
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ISSN:
1476-1793
Language:
English
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pubs:404035
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uuid:2232c245-8180-488f-9024-dce79b2b4109
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pubs:404035
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404035
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2013-11-16

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