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Hardcover

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28 May 2010

1200 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199279364


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Principles of Mental Health Law and Policy

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Edited by Lawrence Gostin, Jean McHale, Philip Fennell, Ronald D. Mackay, and Peter Bartlett

  • This authoritative text is the only work of its kind to provide a comprehensive analysis of the influential and considerable development of mental health law over the last 30 years
  • Analyzes the substantial amendments to the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 brought about by the Mental Health Act 2007, which began a period of unprecedented change as the government seeks to strike the balance between patient safeguards and protecting the public
  • Provides an indispensible and practical guide to the Mental Health Act 2007 and its impact on everyday practice both in law and psychiatry
  • Examines in one volume, all the legislation, regulation and policy on mental health law including relevant domestic and European case law
  • Provides practical and procedural advice on all areas of mental health law including the Court of Protection, the criminal justice system, and patient care
  • Written and edited by a leading national and international team of experts
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