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Acute Psychiatric Hospitalization of the Mentally Ill in the Metropolis: An Empirical Study

George E. Dix
Part I describes the development of the legal framework for legally-proscribed criteria for nonvoluntary hospitalization. Part II is a description of how the purportedly regulated system actually works, applied at various points in the process. While the discussion is structured as a description of the steps from the community to full-time hospitalization, the descriptions and the illustrative examples should present a fairly complete picture of the variety of situations with…
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