Civil Commitment Study

In support of the work of the Commission on Mental Health Law Reform CSR assisted Dr. McGarvey with advanced statistical analyses including cluster analysis of data describing details of commitment proceedings statewide and characteristics of the persons who were subjects of these proceedings.
Sample
Data were collected on Virginia commitment cases from the prior year using separate reports from the courts and from assigned case workers.
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Elizabeth McGarvey
Sponsor
Commonwealth of Virginia--Commission on Mental Health Law Reform
Project ID
7.2
Year
2007