Mental Health Law 2E A Practical Guide

Basant Puri, Robert Brown, Heather McKee, Ian Treasaden

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April 27, 2012 by CRC Press
Reference - 304 Pages
ISBN 9781444117141 - CAT# K18656

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Features

  • Written by specialist authors with years of clinical experience
  • Fully updated and expanded to include the Mental Health Act 2007 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Contains expanded sections on Scotland and Northern Ireland
  • Includes case vignettes to highlight practical application of the laws

Summary

Completely updated to reflect current changes in the law and in practice, Mental Health Law: A Practical Guide is a concise and approachable handbook to mental health law for students and professionals working in psychiatric settings.

  • Easy-to-read, practical, and illustrated with case examples and a wealth of practical advice to guide you through many complex legal issues
  • Multidisciplinary approach written by specialist authors and key opinion leaders who understand the practical issues you face
  • Fully updated and expanded to include the Mental Health Act 2007 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 so that you are totally up to date
  • Provides clear guidance, practical pointers, and all you need to know about mental health law implementation

This authoritative guide will serve as a comprehensive introduction and long-term resource manual for trainee and qualified psychiatrists as well as nurses, social workers, psychologists, and occupational therapists working in mental health.