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Community supervision orders for the mentally ill: Mental health professionals' attitudes

Abstract:

Considerable national debate exists about the need for some form of compulsory supervision or treatment for mentally disordered individuals in the community and a recent Government review has proposed a new power of Supervised Discharge. Prior to this, a survey was undertaken in the London area of psychiatrists, community psychiatric nurses and approved social workers (ASWs). Their knowledge of, and attitudes towards, various forms of proposal were obtained. There were clear professional diff...

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10.1080/09638239550037596

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Publisher:
Informa Healthcare
Journal:
Journal of Mental Health More from this journal
Volume:
4
Issue:
3
Pages:
301-308
Publication date:
1995-01-01
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ISSN:
0963-8237
Language:
English
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pubs:176831
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uuid:fe8059e3-abbe-4a58-a69a-7f3e9e6718bf
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pubs:176831
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176831
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2012-12-19

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