Family perspective on community treatment orders: a New Zealand study.

@article{Mullen2006FamilyPO,
  title={Family perspective on community treatment orders: a New Zealand study.},
  author={Richard Mullen and Anita Gibbs and J. K. Dawson},
  journal={The International journal of social psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={469-78}
}
BACKGROUND People with serious mental disorders typically live with family members. Despite increasing interest in compulsory community treatment for such patients, the experience and views of their family members have been little studied. MATERIAL Qualitative interviews with 27 family members, whose relatives have been subject to compulsory community treatment. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS Family members are generally in favour of the use of compulsory community treatment orders. They… CONTINUE READING

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