Best practices: Visions for best practices in using coercion in mental health care
Department of Psychiatry
Medical Subject Headings
*Coercion; Community Mental Health Services; Humans; *Practice Guidelines as Topic
Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology
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.