1 Psykiatrisk Center København afd Bispebjerg (ABN), Psykiatrisk Center København, Mental Health Services, The Capital Region of Denmark
The Danish Mental Health Act does not prevent serious suicide attempts in patients with severe schizophrenia and a lack of compliance to medication. A case in which outpatient involuntary treatment could have prevented a very serious suicidal attempt is presented. In Denmark, outpatient involuntary treatment is only allowed under very extraordinary conditions.
Ugeskrift for Laeger, 2012, Vol 174, Issue 25, p. 1731-2