Encephale 2021 Sep 16. Epub 2021 Sep 16.
Inserm, U1172 - Lille Neuroscience & Cognition, University Lille, CHU de Lille, 59000 Lille, France; Centre national de ressources et de résilience Lille-Paris (CN2R), 59000 Lille, France.
Introduction: The procedure of involuntary psychiatric hospitalization has been recently modified in France. Indeed, since 2011, a liberty and custody judge is appointed for each measure, to guarantee the rights of psychiatric inpatients and to prevent abusive hospitalizations. As a result, if procedural errors are noted, the liberty and custody judge may order the immediate ending of the psychiatric hospitalization. Read More