psychiatric detention



Law Promises to Stop Forced Psychiatric Treatment

Xinhua reports that, after almost 30 years of efforts, China has adopted its first mental health law to protect patient privacy and other rights, and to combat the problem of wrongful institutionalisation. Under the new law,...

Petitioners, Others Held in Mental Hospitals

Human Rights In China has published the story of Li Jinping, an ardent supporter of Zhao Ziyang, victim of forced demolition, and former Chaoyang public security officer. Li writes that he was held in a Beijing psychiatric...

How to Manage “Mental Patients” During Olympics

Preparing for the Olympics is not just limited to Beijing. Changshu is a small city in Jiangsu province, with a population of more than a million. The following text is from the official site of the Public Health Bureau of...



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