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Adorjan, Kristina; Gaudernack, Dorothea; Beer, Julia; Massenbach, Christine von; Falkai, Peter; Pollmächer, Thomas; Pogarell, Oliver (2020): Zwangsmaßnahmen und die SARS-CoV-2-Pandemie. In: Nervenarzt, Vol. 92, No. 5: pp. 501-506
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Abstract

In the clinical daily work of psychiatry, the question regularly arises under which legal conditions patients who are not able to form free will due to a mental illness should be treated in case of an additional suspicion of a SARS-CoV-2 infection or with a confirmed Covid-19 disease. However, physicians may be uncertain about the legal basis for coercive measures during the corona pandemic: when and under which legal conditions such measures are required. This article presents and discusses in detail the legal regulations currently applicable in Germany.