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Voluntary Commitment

Voluntary commitment takes place when a person provides informed consent to be admitted to a psychiatric hospital or residential mental health unit for the purposes of psychiatric assessment and treatment. Criteria for admission as a voluntary patient vary between jurisdictions, but ...

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