Tuberculosis is often a slowly progressive disease, and therefore there may be a delay between the beginning of the symptoms, the first medical visit and the initiation of adequate treatment.
Some psychiatric addictions units in Switzerland have aimed to reduce the use of coercion in the treatment of substance use disorder (SUD), but in a recent study SUD was the second most prevalent diagnosis in involuntarily admitted patients.
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