Although the discussion is based on the provisions of the 1983 Mental Health Act in England and Wales, the topics covered are of international importance and the interest in the book will be correspondingly wide. Table of Contents Preface1. Mental Health legislationPart I. The admission of patients to mental hospitals: 2. Social workers and applications3. Medical recommendations and compulsory admissions4. Detention of the mentally disordered in the communityPart II. Control of patients in the hospital and community: 5. Guardianship and control in the community6. The mentally disordered offender and professional dominance7. The discharge of patients from institutionsPart III. Patients' rights: 8. Consent and treatment9. Mental patients' rights and legal redress10. The effectiveness of legal rightsPart IV. Conclusion: 11. Assessment and conclusionNotesIndex.
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Titolo: Mental Disorder and Legal Control
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 15x22 cm