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Call # K3608 .S46 2005
Title Seminal issues in mental health law / edited by Jill Peay
Imprint Aldershot ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2005
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Descript. xlvi, 564 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Series The International library of essays in law and legal theory. Second series
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Mental health laws
Alt Author Peay, Jill
OCLC # 57750391
Table of Contents
1The limitations of the legal approach to mental health / Kathleen Jones3
2The ideology of entitlement : the application of contemporary legal approaches to psychiatry / Larry O. Gostin19
3Unreasonable rights : mental illness and the limits of the law / Nikolas Rose47
4Dying with their rights on / Darold A. Treffert67
5In defence of compulsory psychiatric intervention / A. W. Clare73
6The third way in mental health policy : negative rights, positive rights, and the convention / Philip Fennell75
7Principles for the protection of persons with mental illness and for the improvement of mental health care United Nations101
8The rights of psychiatric patients in the light of the principles announced by the United Nations : a recognition of the right to consent to treatment / Caroline Gendreau113
9Mental health law : institutionalised discrimination / Tom D. Campbell133
10Advance directives for psychiatric care : a theoretical and practical overview for legal professionals / Elizabeth M. Gallagher139
11Putting mental health into mental health law / David B. Wesler181
12The Italian experience and its implications / Michele Tansella, Paul Williams193
13Reform of the Mental Health Act 1983 : the relevance of capacity to make decisions / Michael Gunn201
14On being sane in insane places / D. L. Rosenhan209
15Practices and attitudes among Swedish psychiatrists regarding the ethics of compulsory treatment / G. Kullgren, L. Jacobsson, N. Lynoe, R. Kohn, I. Levav219
16The "pass through" model of psychiatric emergency room assessment / Charles W. Lidz, Phyllis D. Coontz, Edward P. Mulvey227
17Coercion and commitment : understanding involuntary mental hospital admission / John Monahan, Steven K. Hoge, Charles Lidz, Loren H. Roth, Nancy Bennett, William Gardner, Edward Mulvey237
18Perceived coercion in mental hospital admission : pressures and process / Charles W. Lidz, Steven K. Hoge, William Gardner, Nancy S. Bennett, John Monahan, Edward P. Mulvey, Loren H. Roth253
19Flights of the mind / Kay Redfield Jamison259
20Consent and treatment / Philip Bean283
21Tests of competency to consent to treatment / Loren H. Roth, Alan Meisel, Charles W. Lidz307
22The MacArthur treatment competence study III : abilities of patients to consent to psychiatric and medical treatments / Thomas Grisso, Paul S. Appelbaum313
23Mental health review tribunals : just or efficacious safeguards / Jill Peay339
24Public conceptions of mental illness : labels, causes, dangerousness, and social distance / Bruce G. Link, Jo C. Phelan, Michaeline Bresnahan, Ann Stueve, Bernice A. Pescosolido365
25Opening Pandora's box : the practical and legal dangers of involuntary outpatient commitment / Michael Allen, Vicki Fox Smith371
26Law and lunacy in psychiatry's "golden age" / Clive Unsworth379
27Ambivalence about community treatment orders / John Dawson, Sarah Romans, Anita Gibbs, Nikki Ratter409
28Reinstitutionalisation in mental health care / Stefan Priebe, Trevor Turner423
29Out to pasture : a case for the retirement of Canadian mental health legislation / Robert M. Gordon425
30Autonomy, guardianship and mental disorder : one problem, two solutions / Genevra Richardson445
31Mental disability law in Central and Eastern Europe : paper, practice, promise / Oliver Lewis467
32Is mental illness inevitably stigmatising? / Roy Porter479
33Mental health law : objectives and principles / William Bingley, Christopher Heginbotham491
34The test of compulsion in mental health law : capacity, therapeutic benefit and dangerousness as possible criteria / Peter Bartlett499
35The boundaries of madness / Richard P. Bentall527