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Psychiatric compulsion and long-term social outcomes for patients with psychosis: is there an association?

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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 ...

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University of Oxford

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