Negotiated coercion: Thoughts about Involuntary Treatment in Mental Health.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Melissa Floyd-Pickard, Professor and Department Chair (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: This article, written by a service user/mental health advocate and an academic/ practitioner, explores the concept of ‘negotiated coercion’ as a way to frame involuntary treatment that acknowledges its coercive essence, yet advances suggestions to maximize negotiation with consumers.

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Language: English
Date: 2010
coercion, involuntary mental health, mental health, social work, social welfare, ethics, mental health hospitalization, involuntary commitment

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