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Review: Black and minority ethnic people are more likely to be detained under the Mental Health Act 1983—no clear evidence why

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  • Notes: The underlying studies used in the meta-analysis were of questionable quality. Researchers report that “few studies were hypothesis-driven and only 39% stated inclusion and exclusion criteria”. Meta-regression revealed a significant effect of study quality on the differences in risk between ethnic groups.

  • Source of funding: Department of Health.

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