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Mental Health Law in Context

Michael Cavadino

Mental Health Law in Context

Doctor"s Orders (Medico-Legal Series)

by Michael Cavadino

  • 388 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Dartmouth Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Law,
  • Mental health services,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Specific disorders & therapies,
  • Psychiatry (Specific Aspects),
  • Health/Fitness,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Great Britain,
  • Commitment and detention,
  • Insane,
  • Mental health laws,
  • Mentally ill

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8992552M
    ISBN 10185521024X
    ISBN 109781855210240


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'This book is a finely balanced analysis of the need to rethink mental health law, policy and practice from a human rights perspective.

It is highly accessible, clear and well argued. It analyses the needs for reform and change, and the ‘tremendous strategies required to align law, policy and practice in the mental health context with Cited by: 8. The author examines, within its proper social and philosophical context, British mental health law and how it operates.

The law is examined in practice, most specifically as it relates to the admissions policies of psychiatric hospitals, weighing the relative merits of "civil" (forced) vs "informal" (voluntary) admission.

Mental health legislation. The main mental health legislation in Scotland is the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Acta s amended by the Mental Health (Scotland) Act Mental health legislation reviews.

The Mental Health strategy recognises the importance of human rights and as part of this we are currently reviewing various aspects of. Mental health law includes a wide variety of legal topics and pertain to people with a diagnosis or possible diagnosis of a mental health condition, and to those involved in managing or treating such that relate to mental health include: employment laws, including laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of a mental health condition, require.

WHO Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation. Mental health 2. Human rights - legislation 3. Human rights - standards 4. Health policy - legislation 5. International law 6. Guidelines 7. Developing countries Health Organization. ISBN 92 4 X (NLM classification: WM 34).

The Context for Law and Behavioral Science the scientific bases of mental health opinions. This book is devoted in large part to describing those If the tension between law and mental health is the result of semantic difficulties, it should be erasable by facilitating communica.

People with mental illness are entitled to fair treatment, and they should: Laws that may cover their rights include: Americans with Disabilities Act.

This law protects people who have physical. Studying mental health ethics and law has been highly enjoyable as well as intellectually stimulating. We have benefited from teaching by renowned academics with insight into the historical development of the law and its social and international context.

Mental health in the United Kingdom involves state, private and community sector intervention in mental health issues. One of the first countries to build asylums, the United Kingdom was also one of the first countries to turn away from them as the primary mode of treatment for the mentally ill.

The s onwards saw a shift towards Care in the Community, the British version of. The first title from the 'Law in Context Series' to fully consider the issues surrounding this subject, this text provides a critical and in-depth analysis of the current regime and the tensions within it by examining the development of contemporary mental health law in its social and political : Nicola Glover-Thomas.