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Lawfulness of a randomised trial of the new community treatment order regime for England and Wales.

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This article debates and defends the lawfulness of a randomised controlled trial of compulsory outpatient treatment under the mental health legislation for England and Wales. The trial is designed to compare the outcomes for patients of their treatment under the new Community Treatment Order (CTO) regime with their treatment under the older leave scheme - the two main forms of compulsory care in the community now authorised by the revised Mental Health Act 1983. The methods for the trial invo...

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10.1093/medlaw/fwq030

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Rugkåsa, J More by this author
Journal:
Medical law review
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-26
Publication date:
2011
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EISSN:
1464-3790
ISSN:
0967-0742
URN:
uuid:b15a0853-23d6-47d2-b701-58bc48c2a25e
Source identifiers:
176743
Local pid:
pubs:176743

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