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Developing a national mental health policy

Author: Rachel Jenkins
Publisher: Hove, East Sussex, UK : Psychology Press/Taylor & Francis, ©2002.
Series: Maudsley monographs, no. 43.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Developing a National Mental Health Policy is designed to support those involved in developing locally appropriate mental health policies, emphasising the crucial role of primary care, NGOs, the social sector, schools and workplaces, and the criminal justice system as well as the specialist mental health services." "The book addresses the principles of human rights, mental health legislation, mental health  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Jenkins
ISBN: 1841692956 9781841692951 9780203989371 0203989376
OCLC Number: 48123521
Description: xviii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introductory issues: mental health and mental illness --
Public health burden of mental illness --
Developing the overall strategy --
Legislation and the mental health strategy --
Mental health information systems --
Mental health promotion --
Primary care --
Specialist care and its links with primary care --
Inter-agency working --
Tackling the mortality of mental illness --
Investing for the future --
Some special priorities --
Traditional and religious healers --
Tackling disaster and conflict and supporting refugees --
Common problems with mental health strategies --
Human rights treaties and other texts.
Series Title: Maudsley monographs, no. 43.
Responsibility: Rachel Jenkins [and others].

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