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Community treatment orders in England and Wales: National survey of clinicians' views and use

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Aims and method: To ascertain the views and experiences of psychiatrists in England and Wales regarding community treatment orders (CTOs).We mailed 1928 questionnaires to members of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Results: In total, 566 usable surveys were returned, providing a 29% response rate. Respondents were generally positive about the introduction of the new powers, more so than in previous UK studies. They reported that their decision-making regarding compulsion was based largely ...

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10.1192/pb.bp.110.032631

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Journal:
Psychiatrist
Volume:
35
Issue:
9
Pages:
328-333
Publication date:
2011-09-05
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EISSN:
1758-3217
ISSN:
1758-3209
URN:
uuid:5f5f9e78-42aa-4563-b505-c8e3c7404cee
Source identifiers:
176923
Local pid:
pubs:176923
Language:
English

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