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J Addict Dis. 2013;32(1):108-15. doi: 10.1080/10550887.2012.759873.

Civil commitment for substance use disorder patients under the Florida Marchman Act: demographics and outcomes in the private clinical setting.

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Staff Attorney Recovering Attorney's Program, HealthCare Connection of Tampa, Inc., Tampa, Florida 33612, USA. tjshcc@hccoftampa.com

Abstract

The Florida Marchman Act, a statutory process for civil commitment of persons with substance use disorders. The paper describes the various methods by which the Act may be employed, and examines the demographics and outcomes of 100 patients admitted to a private treatment setting pursuant to Marchman Act authority.

PMID:
23480253
DOI:
10.1080/10550887.2012.759873
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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