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Mental Health Law 5th ed isbn 9780414041691

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ISBN13: 9780421522107
ISBN: 0421522100
New Edition ISBN: 9780414041691
Published: April 1996
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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Mental Health Law addresses every issue in the field, from hospital admission, mental disorder and the grounds for compulsion, to the role of social workers, relatives and doctors.

Recent developments in mental health law including the Mental Health (Patients in the Community) Act 1995 are rigorously appraised. This work will prove to be invaluable for anyone studying mental health law.

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The fundamental concepts of mental disorder
the scheme for hospital admission
the machinery of civil commitment
the mentally disordered offender
treatment and management in hospital and leaving hospital, whether by discharge or absconding
the machinery that may be encountered such as the Mental Health Review Tribunals, the Court of Protection and the Home Secretary's powers
the intricacies of the Mental Health Act 1983 and the latest legislation including the Mental Health (Patients in the Community) Act 1995 and the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.