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Treatment Without Consent

Treatment Without Consent Author Phil Fennell
ISBN-10 9781134899685
Release 2015-06-03
Pages 368
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Phil Fennell's tightly argued study traces the history of treatment of mental disorder in Britain over the last 150 years. He focuses specifically on treatment of mental disorder without consent within psychiatric practice, and on the legal position which has allowed it. Treatment Without Consent examines many controversial areas: the use of high-strength drugs and Electro Convulsive Therapy, physical restraint and the vexed issue of the sterilisation of people with learning disabilities. Changing notions of consent are discussed, from the common perception that relatives are able to consent on behalf of the patient, to present-day statutory and common law rules, and recent Law Commission recommendations. This work brings a complex and intriguing area to life; it includes a table of legal sources and an extensive bibliography. It is essential reading for historians, lawyers and all those who are interested in the treatment of mental disorder.



New Law and Ethics in Mental Health Advance Directives

New Law and Ethics in Mental Health Advance Directives Author Penelope Weller
ISBN-10 9780415532945
Release 2013
Pages 184
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The recognition of positive rights and the growing impact of human rights principles has recently orchestrated a number of reforms in mental health law, bringing increasing entitlement to an array of health services. In this book, Penelope Weller considers the relationship between human rights and mental health law, and the changing attitudes which have led to the recognition of a right to demand treatment internationally. Weller discusses the ability of those with mental health problems to use advance directives to make a choice about what treatment they receive in the future, should they still be unable to decide for themselves. Focusing on new perspectives offered by the Conventions on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), Weller explores mental health law from a variety of international perspectives including: Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, where policies differ depending on whether you are in England and Wales, or Scotland. These case studies indicate how human rights perspectives are shifting mental health law from a constricted focus upon treatment refusal, towards a recognition of positive rights. The book covers topics including: refusing treatment new approaches in human rights international perspectives in mental health law the right to demand treatment. The text will appeal to legal and mental health professionals as well as academics studying mental health law, and policy makers.



Principles of Mental Health Law and Policy

Principles of Mental Health Law and Policy Author Lawrence Gostin
ISBN-10 0199279365
Release 2010-03-25
Pages 1104
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This major new work provides a comprehensive account of the law concerning mental health in England and Wales. Written and edited by a leading group of national and international authorities this book presents a detailed examination of the Mental Health Act 1983 and the changes introduced by the new Mental Health Act 2007



New Titles in Bioethics

New Titles in Bioethics Author
ISBN-10 IND:30000048866093
Release 1996
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Recent Acquisitions

Recent Acquisitions Author Ohio State University. College of Law. Library
ISBN-10 OSU:32437123161800
Release 1996
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Selected Acquisitions

Selected Acquisitions Author Robert Crown Law Library
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105061934795
Release 1995
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Current Publications in Legal and Related Fields

Current Publications in Legal and Related Fields Author
ISBN-10 1879689049
Release 1996
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Forthcoming Books

Forthcoming Books Author Rose Arny
ISBN-10 UOM:39015023731261
Release 1996-06
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Mental Health Ethics

Mental Health Ethics Author Phil Barker
ISBN-10 9781136881947
Release 2010-11-09
Pages 400
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This work provides an overview of traditional and contemporary ethical perspectives and critically examines a range of ethical and moral challenges present in contemporary 'psychiatric-mental' health services.



American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015079622430
Release 1996
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Mental Health and Social Policy 1845 1959

Mental Health and Social Policy  1845 1959 Author Kathleen Jones
ISBN-10 9781136279096
Release 2013-09-05
Pages 248
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"First Published in 1998, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company."



Subject Guide to Books in Print

Subject Guide to Books in Print Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105025888533
Release 2003
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The Story of Nursing in British Mental Hospitals

The Story of Nursing in British Mental Hospitals Author Niall McCrae
ISBN-10 9781317812388
Release 2016-02-22
Pages 336
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From their beginnings as the asylum attendants of the 19th century, mental health nurses have come a long way. This comprehensive volume is the first book in over twenty years to explore the history of mental health nursing, and during this period the landscape has transformed as the large institutions have been replaced by services in the community. McCrae and Nolan examine how the role of mental health nursing has evolved in a social and professional context, brought to life by an abundance of anecdotal accounts. Moving from the early nineteenth to the end of the twentieth century, the book’s nine chronologically-ordered chapters follow the development from untrained attendants in the pauper lunatic asylums to the professionally-qualified nurses of the twentieth century, and, finally, consider the rundown and closure of the mental hospitals from nurses’ perspectives. Throughout, the argument is made that whilst the training, organisation and environment of mental health nursing has changed, the aim has remained essentially the same: to develop a therapeutic relationship with people in distress. McCrae and Nolan look forward as well as back, and highlight significant messages for the future of mental health care. For mental health nursing to be meaningfully directed, we must first understand the place from which this field has developed. This scholarly but accessible book is aimed at anyone with an interest in mental health or social history, and will also act as a useful resource for policy-makers, managers and mental health workers.



Books in Print

Books in Print Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015062097749
Release 2005
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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.



Handbook of Disability Studies

Handbook of Disability Studies Author Gary L. Albrecht
ISBN-10 9781452212531
Release 2001-05-24
Pages 864
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This path-breaking Handbook of Disability Studies signals the emergence of a vital new area of scholarship, social policy and activism. Drawing on the insights of disability scholars around the world and the creative advice of an international editorial board, the book engages the reader in the critical issues and debates framing disability studies and places them in an historical and cultural context. Five years in the making, this one volume summarizes the ongoing discourse ranging across continents and traditional academic disciplines. The Handbook answers the need expressed by the disability community for a thought provoking, interdisciplinary, international examination of the vibrant field of disability



Dangerous Minds

Dangerous Minds Author Robin Munro
ISBN-10 1564322785
Release 2002
Pages 298
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Mental health and social policy

Mental health and social policy Author David Mechanic
ISBN-10 UOM:39015016166509
Release 1980
Pages 236
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