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Community treatment orders: how ethical without experimental evidence?

  • T. Burns (a1) and J. Dawson (a2)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0033291709005352
  • Published online: 06 March 2009
Abstract

Compulsory community treatment orders are a feature of most advanced mental health systems without convincing experimental evidence of benefits. Is it ethical to continue without such evidence? This paper argues that the responsibility for ensuring it is collected lies as much with Parliament as with researchers.

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*Address for correspondence: Professor T. Burns, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK. (Email: tom.burns@psych.ox.ac.uk)
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