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Mental health : the new law

Author: Phil Fennell
Publisher: Bristol : Jordans, ©2007.
Series: New law series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Mental Health: The New Law provides a guide to the changes introduced in the Mental Health Act 2007 and their implications for service users, carers, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, other mental health professionals, hospital managers, members of Mental Health Review Tribunals, and Independent Mental Health Advocates. The effects of the 2007 Act are placed in the context of the European  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Legislation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Fennell
ISBN: 9781846610745 1846610745
OCLC Number: 166359255
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxvi, 646 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Background --
Ch. 2. Overview of the Mental Health Act 2007 --
Ch. 3. 'Mental Disorder' and the Availability of Appropriate Treatment --
Ch. 4. Statutory Powers and Responsibilities: the Powers and Duties of Mental Health Staff --
Ch. 5. Relatives, Independant Mental Health Advocates, and Hospital Managers --
Ch. 6. Powers of detention under the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 --
Ch. 7. Detention of Mentally Disordered Offenders --
Ch. 8. Compulsory Powers in the Community --
Ch. 9. Discharge and review of the lawfulness of detention by Mental Health Review Tribunals and the courts --
Ch. 10. Consent to Treatment for Mental Disorder --
Ch. 11. Children --
Ch. 12. Criminal Offences and Transfer of Patients Between Jurisdictions --
App. 1. Mental Health Act 1983 (1983 c 20) (as amended by the Mental Health Act 2007) --
App. 2. Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (2004 c 28) (as Amended by the Mental Health Act 2007) --
App. 3. Mental Health Act 2007 (2007 c 12) (Remaining Provisions).
Series Title: New law series.
Responsibility: Philip Fennell.


Provides a comprehensive, authoritative and practical guide to the legislation and its implications for lawyers, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses and other mental health  Read more...
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by PhillipTaylor (WorldCat user published 2008-10-03) Excellent Permalink

Professor Phil Fennell has produced just the right book for the courses I run currently covering those involved at any level in mental health issues....
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