Little evidence for community treatment orders – a battle fought with heavy weapons

Abstract

This editorial discusses the pros and cons of community treatment orders (CTOs) from the perspective of community general adult psychiatry. There is little scientific evidence supporting the application of CTOs. Preconditions of a CTO to work are likely to be met by few patients. The time for the application of a CTO may be better spent for patient-centred… (More)
DOI: 10.1192/pb.bp.115.052373

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@inproceedings{Heun2016LittleEF, title={Little evidence for community treatment orders – a battle fought with heavy weapons}, author={Reinhard Heun and Subodh Dave and Paul Rowlands}, booktitle={BJPsych bulletin}, year={2016} }