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Description - Forced into Treatment by Committee on Governmental Policy

What role does coercion play in psychiatric treatment? Does it increase or decrease the chances for successful outcome? Forced Into Treatment discusses various aspects of coercion ranging from the role of coercion in initiation psychiatric treatment to its effect on treatment process and outcome. The book demonstrated that a patient who is appropriately forced into treatment can more from initial defiance, through reluctant compliance, to a successful therapeutic alliance and a successful outcome. In addition, Forced Into Treatment addresses * the role of coercion, power, and authority in socializing children* the use of coercive social pressure as a motivation to seek help* the effects of court-ordered treatment for people who have refused psychiatric help* the historical and legal aspects regarding coercive treatment

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780873182058
ISBN-10: 0873182057
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 152
Imprint: American Psychiatric Press Inc.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Nov-1993
Country of Publication: United States

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