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Coercion and compulsion in community mental health care.

Abstract:

There is ongoing debate in the UK as to the place of coercion and compulsion in community mental health care. Recent changes in service provision and amendments to the Mental Health Act in England and Wales have increased the scope for compulsion in the community. This has intensified the debate revealing fault lines in the psychiatric and legal professions. Despite powerful arguments from all sides there is little empirical evidence to inform this debate at a clinical or a theoretical level....

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10.1093/bmb/ldq015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
British medical bulletin
Volume:
95
Issue:
1
Pages:
105-119
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-8391
ISSN:
0007-1420
URN:
uuid:5cc06e4b-8364-4858-9e9f-c79458425dcd
Source identifiers:
176749
Local pid:
pubs:176749

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