Recognition of change in the reform of forensic mental health by clinical practitioners: a questionnaire survey in Japan

Abstract

In Japan, new legislation regarding forensic mental health, namely, the Act on Medical Care and Treatment for Persons Who Have Caused Serious Cases under the Condition of Insanity (Medical Treatment and Supervision Act (MTS Act)) was enforced in 2005, although community mental health care remains largely unchanged. We surveyed local clinical psychiatrists… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1744-859X-13-9

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