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Mental Disorder and Community Safety

ISBN13: 9780333618714
ISBN: 0333618718
Published: August 2001
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £34.99

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This text explores how we can preserve the integrity of mental health provision in an age when community safety is dominant. Emphasising the mentally disordered in the community, the book examines existing controls and services compulsory detention, hospitals, supervised discharge, supervision registers, and so on as well as new developments such as dual diagnosis and questions surrounding treatability.

Mental Health Law
Preface - Introduction: Community Safety and Mental Disorder - Justification for Compulsory Detention - Doctors, Social Workers and Relatives - Control in the Community - Policing the Mentally Disordered - Appropriate Adults and Mentally Disordered Suspects in Police Stations - Diversion: Its Place in the Scheme of Things - Dual Diagnosis and Control - Psychiatric Services and Treatability - References - Bibliography - Index