Letters

Intellectually elite are more likely to appeal

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6988.1196a (Published 06 May 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1196
  1. Jane O'Dwyer,
  2. Ingrid Whitton
  1. Senior registrar Senior registrar Division of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences in Relation to Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9LT

    EDITOR,—Caroline Bradley and colleagues' conclusions concerning appeals against detention under section 2 of the Mental Health Act are limited since no comment is made about the inclusion of patients with learning disability and mental illness, which could appreciably …

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