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Mental Health in Ireland: Policy, Practice and Law

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Edited by: Agnes Higgins, Shari McDaid

ISBN13: 9780717159802
Published: March 2014
Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd
Country of Publication: Ireland
Format: Paperback
Price: £32.99



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Unique new book providing an overview and critical analysis of developments in policy, practice and law in the Irish mental health services from 1945 to the present day, contextualised within key emerging theoretical concepts.

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Subjects:
Irish Law
Contents:
Section 1: Mental Health in 21st-Century Ireland
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1 Introduction: Struggle and resistance in the field of mental health in Ireland Prof. Agnes Higgins, Professor in Mental Health Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin and Dr Shari McDaid, Mental Health Reform
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2 Deinstitutionalisation in Ireland Dr Damien Brennan, Asst. Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin
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3 Medicalisation and professionalisation of mental health service delivery Dr Liam MacGabhann, Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Dublin City University Section 2: Emerging Developments in Responses to Mental and Emotional Distress
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4 Recovery and the recovery ethos: challenges and possibilities Prof.Agnes Higgins, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, and Mr Paddy McGowan, Expert by Experience, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Dublin City University
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5 Empowerment and development of an Irish advocacy movement Dr Liz Brosnan, Peer Researcher
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6 Shadow lives: Social exclusion and discrimination of people with experience of mental or emotional distress Dr Shari McDaid
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7 Peer support and mutual help as a means to recovery Dr Mike Watts, Peer Researcher
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8 The paradoxical role of families in mental health Dr Shari McDaid and Prof. Agnes Higgins
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9 Ethnic minorities and mental health Prof. Gerard Leavey, Director ofthe Bamford Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Psychology Research Institute, University of Ulster, and Rebecca Murphy, PhD Candidate, Trinity College Dublin
Ch.10 Contemporary responses to problematic alcohol and substance misuse Dr Shane Butler, Asst. Professor, School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin
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11 Emerging issues in the law within a changing human rights framework Dr Mary Keys, Lecturer, School of Law, National University of Ireland Galway, and Ms Fiona Morrissey, PhD Candidate, School of Law, National University of Ireland Galway
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12 The interface between mental health and the criminal justice system: legal and policy perspectives Dr Darius Whelan, Lecturer, Dept. of Law, University College Cork, and Dr Michael Brennan, Asst. Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin
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13 Current trends in the economics of mental health care in Ireland Mr Brendan Kennelly, Lecturer, Dept. of Economics, National University of Ireland Galway, and Mr Matthew Hamilton, Health Economist and Researcher, University of Manchester Section 3: Implications of Current Trends for Mental Health Service Delivery in Ireland in the Future
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14 Risk and the risk society: the impact on the mental health services Dr Jo Murphy-Lawless, Adjunct Asst. Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, and Dr Marina Bowe, Consultant Psychiatrist, Dublin West/Southwest Mental Health Services, Health Service Executive
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15 Challenging the dominance of the pharmaceutical industry in psychiatry Dr David Healy, Director of the North Wales Department of Psychological Medicine, Cardiff University
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16 Conclusion: democratising support for people experiencing mental and emotional distress Dr Shari McDaid and Prof. Agnes Higgins