Title

Best practices: Visions for best practices in using coercion in mental health care

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Date

5-1-2012

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

*Coercion; Community Mental Health Services; Humans; *Practice Guidelines as Topic

Disciplines

Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology

Abstract

This issue of Psychiatric Services features three related Best Practices columns. All authors appear to agree: “forced recovery” is an oxymoron, coercive interventions may sometimes be required, and coercive interventions do not supersede voluntary treatment strategies. However, a closer look is warranted.

Comments

Citation: Psychiatr Serv. 2012;63(5):414. Link to article on publisher's site

Related Resources

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