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Attitudes towards the implementation of the Mental Health Act 2001

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 June 2014

Brendan Kelly
Department of Adult Psychiatry, UCD, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles St, Dublin 7, Ireland
Fionnhar Lenihan
The Carseview Centre, Medipark, Dundee, ScotlandDD2 1NH
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