Cover: Outpatient Commitment

Outpatient Commitment

Laura's Law and the RAND Report

Published in: Psychiatric Services, v. 54, no. 4, letters, Apr. 2003, p. 575-576

Posted on 2003

by M. Susan Ridgely

Letter to the Editor commenting on a January 2003 issue commentary by Paul Appelbaum on California's new outpatient commitment statute. The authors clarify the findings of a RAND report onLaura's Law.

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