Compulsory Treatment of the Mentally Ill
BMJ: British Medical Journal 1986 March 29; 292(6524): 888-889
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Unknown author (1986-03-29)Two recent court decisions interpreted Britain's Mental Health Act 1983 as not authorizing compulsory treatment of patients who are not detained in a hospital as inpatients. Health personnel are thus unable to intervene until ...
Pishchita, A. (2005-12)The author describes the development of current legislation in Russia relative to compulsory medical treatment for mentally ill persons. He discusses these laws in relation to criminality and its prevention.