Effects of involuntary outpatient commitment and depot antipsychotics on treatment adherence in persons with severe mental illness.

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This study examines potential improvement in treatment adherence during a study of involuntary outpatient commitment among individuals with severe mental illnesses. Involuntarily hospitalized subjects, awaiting discharge under outpatient commitment, were randomly assigned to be released or continue under outpatient commitment after hospital discharge. A… (More)

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@article{Swartz2001EffectsOI, title={Effects of involuntary outpatient commitment and depot antipsychotics on treatment adherence in persons with severe mental illness.}, author={Marvin S. Swartz and Jordan W. Swanson and H. Ryan Wagner and B. J. Burns and Virginia Aldig{\'e} Hiday}, journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease}, year={2001}, volume={189 9}, pages={583-92} }