Ethnicity as a predictor of detention under the Mental Health Act.


BACKGROUND There has been major concern about the 'over-representation' of Black and ethnic minority groups amongst people detained under the Mental Health Act (MHA). We explored the effect of patient ethnicity on detention following an MHA assessment, once confounding variables were controlled for. METHOD Prospective data were collected for all MHA… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S003329171300086X


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