How involuntary commitment impacts on the burden of care of the family.

  • Larissa Hallam
  • Published 2007 in International journal of mental health nursing


Little research has examined how, or if, involuntary commitment has impacted on the burden experienced by the family. This paper reports a qualitative study which explored how involuntary commitment under the Mental Health Act (MHA) 2000 in Queensland, Australia impacted on families of people with mental illness. Family members of a person with a mental… (More)


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