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The Treatment of the Mentally III

Nature volume 180, page 868 (26 October 1957) | Download Citation

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THE otherwise excellent article “The Treatment of the Mentally Ill” in Nature of August 10, p. 253, contains one surprising paragraph in which reference is made to “the excessive safeguards against wrong certification (which are now unnecessary)” and “In practice, the average psychiatrist rarely certifies anyone”.

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