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Detaining people with personality disorders

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7204.265a (Published 24 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:265
  1. Douglas Carnall (dcarnall@bmj.com)
  1. BMJ

    This week the Home Office and the Department of Health demonstrated their capacity for “joined up government” by proposing new powers to detain people with personality disorders who are a danger to the public. But it's not good news at www.open.gov.uk: its “What's new” page opens with a warning about congestion on its server, which the Government Information Service frankly …

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