Is There a Right to Be Mentally Ill?

September 30, 2013 Becky Oberg

Involuntary treatment is controversial, but sometimes necessary. While the rights of the patient are important, how far down the functionality scale should we let the patient go? Should we make it easier to hospitalize a patient who is severely impaired but not suicidal or homicidal? More Than Borderline's Becky Oberg explores this issue.

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Oberg, B. (2013, September 30). Is There a Right to Be Mentally Ill?, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, July 13 from

Author: Becky Oberg

Mental Illness Policy Org
October, 6 2013 at 10:02 am

Nice commentary

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