Reducing Mental Health Civil Commitments Through Longer Temporary Detention Periods
9 Pages Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last revised: 12 Mar 2011
Date Written: March 1, 2011
To determine whether holding an individual suffering from a mental health crisis for a longer period under a temporary detention order (TDO) reduces the number and length of involuntary commitments.
Keywords: Mental health, temporary detention, voluntary, involuntary, civil commitment
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