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Mental health law

Author: Brenda Hale
Publisher: London : Sweet & Maxwell, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This handbook addresses every issue in the field of mental health law, from mental disorder and the grounds for compulsion, to the role of social workers and relatives. The work appraises  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Hale
ISBN: 0421522100 9780421522107
OCLC Number: 36284379
Description: xxxv, 289 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The fundamental concepts of mental disorder; the scheme for hospital admission; the machinery of civil commitment; the mentally disordered offender; treatment and management in hospital and leaving hospital, whether by discharge or absconding; the machinery that may be encountered such as the Mental Health Review Tribunals, the Court of Protection and the Home Secretary's powers; the intricacies of the Mental Health Act 1983 and the latest legislation including the Mental Health (Patients in the Community) Act 1995 and the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.
Responsibility: by Brenda Hoggett.

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