Title

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

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Publication Date

2012-05-01

Document Type

Article

Subjects

*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.

DOI of Published Version

10.1176/appi.ps.20120p414

Source

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.)

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

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