Compulsory interventions are widely used in general adult psychiatry for the treatment and care of patients with severe mental illness. While involuntary hospitalisation is established in practice around the world, the use of compulsory interventions outside of hospital – so called community treatment orders (CTOs) – is a more recent development. Three randomised controlled trials of CTO effectiveness have been conducted to date finding no benefits for patients in terms of reduced relapse ...Expand abstract
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Social outcomes, outcome assessment, psychosis, psychotic illness, community treatment orders, CTO, out patient commitment, coercion, compulsory treatment, involuntary treatment, involuntary detention, forced treatment, social networks, social inclusion, social and community opportunities profile (SCOPE), capabilities, capability approach, OxCAP-MH, follow up, RCT, longitudinal,
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Psychiatric compulsion and long-term social outcomes for patients with psychosis: is there an association?
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