Year: 1983 Source: British Journal of Psychiatry, v.143, (October 1983), p.362-369 SIEC No: 19850768

Cases of involuntary committment in 1963-64 were followed up over 15 years with regard to subsequent offences & convictions, hospital admission & death. 9% could not be traced: of the remainder, 16% had died, a quarter of them by suicide. History of criminality following release is discussed. (NBB)