Mental health and due process in the Americas: Protecting the human rights of persons involuntarily admitted to and detained in psychiatric institutions

Lance Gable, Javier Vásquez, Lawrence O. Gostin, Heidi V. Jiménez

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)366-373
Number of pages8
JournalRevista Panamericana de Salud Publica/Pan American Journal of Public Health
Volume18
Issue number4-5
StatePublished - Oct 2005
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Hospitals
  • Human rights
  • Institutionalization
  • Mental health
  • Psychiatric

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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Geography, Planning and Development

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Mental health and due process in the Americas : Protecting the human rights of persons involuntarily admitted to and detained in psychiatric institutions. / Gable, Lance; Vásquez, Javier; Gostin, Lawrence O.; Jiménez, Heidi V.

In: Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica/Pan American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 18, No. 4-5, 10.2005, p. 366-373.

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