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WHO resource book on mental health, human rights and legislation

Author: Melvyn Freeman; Soumitra Pathare; World Health Organization.
Publisher: Geneva : World Health Organization, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The WHO Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation brings together important information on international human rights standards related to mental health. It provides practical guidance on key issues that countries need to consider and incorporate into their national mental health laws, as well as useful strategies to facilitate the development, adoption and implementation of the laws. The Resource  Read more...
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WHO resource book on mental health, human rights and legislation.
Geneva : World Health Organization, ©2005
(DLC) 2005441982
(OCoLC)60885535
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melvyn Freeman; Soumitra Pathare; World Health Organization.
ISBN: 1423713427 9781423713425 9789240681668 9240681663
OCLC Number: 60843222
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed July 11, 2005).
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 181 pages)
Contents: Preliminaries; Table of contents; Chapter 1 Context of mental health legislation; Chapter 2 Content of mental health legislation; Chapter 3 Process: drafting, adopting and implementing; References; Bibliography; Annexes.
Other Titles: Resource book on mental health, human rights and legislation
Responsibility: principal writers, Melvyn Freeman and Soumitra Pathare.
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The WHO Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation brings together important information on international human rights standards related to mental health. It provides practical guidance on key issues that countries need to consider and incorporate into their national mental health laws, as well as useful strategies to facilitate the development, adoption and implementation of the laws. The Resource Book is illustrated throughout with examples of diverse experiences and practices, as well as extracts of laws and other law-related documents from different countries. It also con.

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