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Involuntary out-patient commitment and supervised discharge 
Comments on the paper by J. W. Swanson et al (see record 2000-03410-004) concerning involuntary outpatient commitment (IOC) and reduction of violent behavior in individuals with severe mental illness. The author states ...
Probation orders with conditions of psychiatric treatment: A descriptive study
Although probation orders with conditions for psychiatric treatment (POPTs) have been in existence for many years there is very little literature relating to their use and almost none from a psychiatric perspective. All ...
Early outcomes of supervised discharge
We have previously described the generally positive initial experiences of Supervised Discharge (SD) in a large Mental Health Trust serving a mixed inner city, suburban and rural population. This paper seeks to extend our ...
Section 25 aftercare under supervision: The first eighteen months' experience
Supervised discharge was introduced, against much professional opposition, in the Mental Health (Patients in the Community) Act 1995. All patients subject to supervised discharge (SD) in a large health district were ...