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Coercion and compulsion in mental healthcare-An international perspective

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Background: Coercion has always existed in psychiatry and is increasingly debated. The 'move into the community' in many countries over recent decades and the evolution of community services have substantially altered the locus of coercion. In many countries psychiatric services remain poorly funded and patchy. Substantial differences between regions and countries in the provision of services, the role of the family, and the wider economic and political climate are likely to lead to different...

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10.1016/j.ajp.2013.08.002

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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Asian Journal of Psychiatry
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
2-6
Publication date:
2014-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1876-2026
ISSN:
1876-2018
Source identifiers:
458995
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:458995
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uuid:c4203042-aec8-4e3f-98dd-b7704a22b140
Local pid:
pubs:458995
Deposit date:
2014-06-17

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