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Use of Force in Somatic Treatment of Adults in Denmark

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Use of Force in Somatic Treatment of Adults in Denmark. / Adolphsen, Caroline.

In: European Journal of Health Law, Vol. 26, No. 4, 2019, p. 331-347.

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Adolphsen, C 2019, 'Use of Force in Somatic Treatment of Adults in Denmark', European Journal of Health Law, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 331-347. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718093-12264433

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Adolphsen, Caroline. / Use of Force in Somatic Treatment of Adults in Denmark. In: European Journal of Health Law. 2019 ; Vol. 26, No. 4. pp. 331-347.

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