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Coercion in psychiatric care: what have we learned from research?

@article{Lidz1998CoercionIP,
  title={Coercion in psychiatric care: what have we learned from research?},
  author={C. Lidz},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={1998},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={
          631-7
        }
}
  • C. Lidz
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
  • The use of coercion to assure that people with a mental illness receive treatment has been the focus one of the longest running controversies among mental health professionals. Until quite recently, however, this debate has been almost entirely based on abstract principles. Empirical research concerning coercion was quite limited. Recently, however, research in this field has blossomed. The development of a validated measure of perceived coercion has spawned a variety of new studies. A five… CONTINUE READING
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