Use of Longer Periods of Temporary Detention to Reduce Mental Health Civil Commitments
CO-AUTHORS Tanya Nicole Wanchek
UVA Law Faculty Affiliations
To determine whether holding an individual suffering from a mental health crisis for a longer period under a temporary detention order (TDO) reduces the number and length of involuntary commitments.
Richard J. Bonnie & Tanya Nicole Wanchek, Use of Longer Periods of Temporary Detention to Reduce Mental Health Civil Commitments, 63 Psychiatric Services 643-648 (2012).