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Psychiatrists' attitudes towards autonomy, best interests and compulsory treatment in anorexia nervosa: a questionnaire survey.

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BACKGROUND: The compulsory treatment of anorexia nervosa is a contentious issue. Research suggests that psychiatrists have a range of attitudes towards patients suffering from anorexia nervosa, and towards the use of compulsory treatment for the disorder. METHODS: A postal self-completed attitudinal questionnaire was sent to senior psychiatrists in the United Kingdom who were mostly general adult psychiatrists, child and adolescent psychiatrists, or psychiatrists with an interest in eating d...

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10.1186/1753-2000-2-40

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
Child and adolescent psychiatry and mental health
Volume:
2
Issue:
1
Pages:
40
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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EISSN:
1753-2000
ISSN:
1753-2000
URN:
uuid:b7141a7c-0428-4ca0-a193-61599d245090
Source identifiers:
133371
Local pid:
pubs:133371
Language:
English

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