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Dr. Appelbaum Reacts to Study of Kendra's Law: NY Times

Program Compelling Outpatient Treatment for Mental Illness is Working
July 30, 2013

“Is Kendra’s Law a good thing?” said Dr. Paul S. Appelbaum, director of the Division of Law, Ethics and Psychiatry at Columbia University’s medical school, who has not been involved in any of the research. While “none of these studies are perfect,” he said, “these programs are likely to be helpful for a group of patients who are often called revolving-door patients.”


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