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Community treatment orders for patients with psychosis (OCTET): A randomised controlled trial

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Background Compulsory supervision outside hospital has been developed internationally for the treatment of mentally ill people following widespread deinstitutionalisation but its efficacy has not yet been proven. Community treatment orders (CTOs) for psychiatric patients became available in England and Wales in 2008. We tested whether CTOs reduce admissions compared with use of Section 17 leave when patients in both groups receive equivalent levels of clinical contact but different lengths of...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Volume:
381
Issue:
9878
Pages:
1627-1633
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Pubs id:
pubs:394683
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uuid:fa0a7e71-1e31-42c9-9557-b760135b0fff
Local pid:
pubs:394683
Source identifiers:
394683
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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