Perceptions of Coercion in the Community: A Qualitative Study of Patients in a Danish Assertive Community Treatment Team


Assertive community treatment (ACT) has been claimed to be paternalistic and coercive, yet little is known about how patients experience the assertive aspects of ACT. To explore views on—and perceptions of—coercion of patients in Danish assertive community teams. In-depth interviews were conducted with six purposefully selected patients and analysed using… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11126-009-9115-5


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