Mental health law : policy and practice /

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Author / Creator:Bartlett, Peter.
Edition:2nd ed.
Imprint:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Description:xlvii, 776 p. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Mental health laws -- Great Britain.
Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- Great Britain.
Insanity (Law)
Mental health laws.
Great Britain.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5174476
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Other authors / contributors:Sandland, Ralph.
ISBN:0199258791
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [721]-753) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Conceptualising Mental Health Law
  • 2. Problems of Definition
  • 3. An Overview of the Contemporary Mental Health System
  • 4. Admission to Hospital
  • 5. The Process of Civil Confinement
  • 6. Mental Disorder and Criminal Justice
  • 7. Treatment in Hospital
  • 8. Leaving Hospital
  • 9. Control, Care, and Community
  • 10. Mental Capacity (I): Broad Issues and Basic Concepts
  • 11. Mental Capacity (II): Specific Contexts
  • 12. Legal Responses and Advocacy for Clients.