Patients' attitudes at the time of their commitment.

  title={Patients' attitudes at the time of their commitment.},
  author={John Toews and Nady A. El-Guebaly and Alan C. Leckie and Doreen Harper},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  volume={29 7},
The discussion concerning who should be committed and by whom, has dominated the psychiatric literature for many years (1). More recently, the issue of whether committal allows merely for incarceration in the least restrictive alternative or whether it also entitles patients to be treated against their will, if necessary, has also received attention (2-5… CONTINUE READING