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Forced treatment of an individual. Legal and psychological aspect

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forced treatment law   mental disorder   addiction   suicide   social protection   penal law


This article is intended to provide a summary of legal and psychological considerations on issues related to the forced treatment of people who suffer from mental disorders and addicted person. The presented subject has interdisciplinary connotations, which are interpreted in a multidimensional manner. These groups of people are exposed to many difficulties in the professional, interpersonal or family environment. Forced treatment involves many limitations, deficits, self-control of emotional control, regular medication and the potential side effects of therapy. What is more, difficulties arise within the planning itself and actions. In some cases, it is necessary to forced treatment people who are dangerous to themselves and their environment. The legal regulations are helpful to undertake these activities. Focusing on the proposed topic may outline the course of action and provide a framework for people who works with individuals and institutions dealing with that kind of problems.

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Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego

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ISSN 1733-5779   ISSN 0239-6661




PAd 102060 II


eng   pol


Studenckie Prace Prawnicze, Administratywistyczne i Ekonomiczne, ISSN 1733-5779. Nr 22 (2017), s. 95-106

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Czasopisma Naukowe w Sieci (CNS)

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Copyright by Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego Sp. z o.o.

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