Attitudes of mental health professionals and lay-people towards involuntary admission and treatment in England and Germany--a questionnaire analysis.

@article{Lepping2004AttitudesOM,
  title={Attitudes of mental health professionals and lay-people towards involuntary admission and treatment in England and Germany--a questionnaire analysis.},
  author={Peter Lepping and Tilman Steinert and Roman B. Gebhardt and Hanns R{\"u}diger R{\"o}ttgers},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={91-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To identify attitudes about involuntary admission and treatment in mental health professionals and lay-people and to compare results between England and Germany. METHOD Three scenarios of potentially detainable patients were presented to identify attitudes. A questionnaire asked about attitudes towards involuntary admission as well as treatment. A questionnaire analysis was then performed. RESULTS There were similar attitudes towards involuntary admission and treatment between… CONTINUE READING

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