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Eustace, H J (1949) Addiction under the Mental Treatment Act, Eire, 1945. The Journal of Mental Science , 95 , (400) , pp. 693-5.

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Many writers on the subject of the treatment of addictions have suggested that for treatment to be efficacious, a period of detention legally enforced is necessary, and it is perhaps strange that a country which tends to regard personal failings and idiosyncrasies with a kindly eye has been probably the first to provide a method of enforcing it without recourse to a legal sentence.

Item Type:Article
Date:July 1949
Page Range:pp. 693-5
Publisher:Royal College of Psychiatrists
Subjects:G Health and disease > State of health > Mental health
G Health and disease > Substance related disorder > Substance related mental disorder
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Care by type of problem > Mental health care
MM-MO Crime and law > Substance use laws
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Substance use history
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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