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Forced medication is illegal and unlawful

TREATMENT REGIME: The effects of antipsychotics have been built on hope and unfounded claims, illustrated not least by constantly new drugs and doses.

I have in several articles in recent years – among others
in the Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association 2017 – proven to be Norwegian
Compulsory medication practices are illegal and unlawful. The law has since
the early 1980s set as a condition for compulsory medication that this with
"High probability" will lead to healing or significant improvement or
prevent significant deterioration. The condition follows as a matter of course out of consideration for
to avoid incorrect treatment and is also justified in the consideration of avoiding
violation of the prohibition of torture in the European Convention on Human Rights art. 3.
This presupposes that before the treatment is started, it is very likely that one can
predict such effects.

Studies on the knowledge base for antipsychotics, presented in NOW 2011: 9 Paulsrud Committee report, showed that the effects of group-level antipsychotics – in which only one in five patients achieve a positive effect – are too low to predict significant improvement for the individual patient. The practice has, ever since the condition was introduced, been based on hope and unfounded claims, illustrated not least by a treatment regimen that is trying itself with ever-new drugs and doses.

I have
also emphasized in articles that the County Governor as the appellate body for decisions on
Compulsory medication is a pure sand-spreading device.

Civil Ombudsman's statements

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Lund is a former Supreme Court judge and chair of the Lund committee. Today a member of Ny Tid's editorial board.

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