9780199279364

Principles of Mental Health Law and Policy

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199279364

  • ISBN10:

    0199279365

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-05-28
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Principles of Mental Health Law provides a comprehensive account of the law concerning mental health in England and Wales. From the historical backdrop to the current law in the area it provides detailed examination of the Mental Health Act 1983 and the changes introduced by the new MentalHealth Act 2007. The regulation of care and treatment in hospital and the community is explored. The book also goes beyond the legislation to explore the legal and regulatory challenges in the area of mental health in a range of areas from confidentiality and privacy to causation and limitation. Thechapters are written by leading national and international authorities in the area of mental health.

Author Biography

Nils Jansen is Professor of Civil Law and Director at the Institute of Legal History at the University of Munster.

Table of Contents

History and Context of Mental Health Law and Policy
History, Policy and Regulation
Mental Disorder
Human Rights
Capacity
The Mental Health System: Advocacy, Services and Accountability
The Legal Regulation of Mental Health Services in the NHS
Scrutiny of Standards in Mental Health Services
Social Services
Mental Health Professionals
Nominated Person/Advocates
Carers
Tribunal Structure
Care and Civil Compulsion: Assessment, Supervision and Treatment
Informal Admission
Civil Confinement
Treatment
Supervised Community Treatment Orders
Discharge from Hospital
Removal and Return of Patients and Repatriation of Prisoners
Children
The Criminal Justice System
Powers of the Police and the Decision to Prosecute
Mental Disability at the Time of the Offence
Mental Disability at the Time of the Trial
Mental Disability and the Sentencing Decision
Transfer to Hospital
Patient Protection, Rights and Disabilities
Privacy
Rights and Disabilities of Patients
Mental Health, Mental Capacity and Research
Disability Discrimination
Offences
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