Opinions of professionals and family members about the national mental health act law regulating involuantary commitment of psychiatric patients: an international comparative study (Norway sample)
- SIFER Midt
- Start / slutt:
- 2014 / 2019
- St. Olavs Hospital HF
- Psykiatri og jus, Sikkerhets- og fengselspsykiatri
This study investigated the opinions of 246 professionals and family members about the operation of the Norwegian mental health law regulating forcible admission and treatment of psychiatric patients. A brief questionnaire was distributed via e-mail to samples of Norwegian psychiatrists, general practitioners, acute and community mental health nurses, members, police officers, psychologists and family members. The levels of agreement/disagreement were measured on a Likert- scale. The study’s results and conclusions will be presented at the conference.