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Leverage and other informal pressures in community psychiatry in England

Abstract:

Purpose: Informal practices aimed at managing psychiatric patients in the community setting fall outside legal and policy provision or guidance. "Leverage" is an informal practice whereby practitioners attempt to influence patients' treatment adherence by, for example, making patients' access to subsidised housing conditional upon adherence to treatment or by making treatment adherence a condition of patients' avoidance of financial control. Lower rates of leverage are reported in the UK comp...

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10.1016/j.ijlp.2013.01.002

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Rugkåsa, J More by this author
Sinclair, J More by this author
Journal:
International Journal of Law and Psychiatry
Volume:
36
Issue:
2
Pages:
100-106
Publication date:
2013-03-05
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EISSN:
1873-6386
ISSN:
0160-2527
URN:
uuid:9c4714de-48bb-4956-bf09-2d1a5b24bd86
Source identifiers:
395289
Local pid:
pubs:395289

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