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

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

Abstract

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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