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politics of mental health legislation

Clive Unsworth

politics of mental health legislation

by Clive Unsworth

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Mental health laws -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Insane -- Commitment and detention -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Commitment of Mentally Ill -- Great Britain -- legislation.,
    • Health Policy -- history -- Great Britain.,
    • Mental Disorders -- Great Britain -- legislation.,
    • Mental Health Services -- Great Britain -- legislation.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementClive Unsworth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD3412 .U57 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 374 p. ;
      Number of Pages374
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2732639M
      ISBN 100198255128
      LC Control Number86026813

      an act to provide for the involuntary admission to approved centres of persons suffering from mental disorders, to provide for the independent review of the involuntary admission of such persons and, for those purposes, to provide for the establishment of a mental health commission and the appointment of mental health commission tribunals and an inspector of mental health services, to repeal. Mental health disorders cross party lines. Half of all Americans will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. They affect us, our friends, family members, and other members of our communities regardless of where we stand politically. When we do not support people we pay heavily, whether in healthcare, workforce, quality of life, or actual lives lost.

      About the Journal. A leading journal in its field, and the primary source of communication across the many disciplines it serves, the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law focuses on the initiation, formulation, and implementation of health policy and analyzes the relations between government and health—past, present, and more. mental health services. This Guide Book aims to support mental health staff in applying the NSW Mental Health Act which makes no reference to ‘consumers’ and instead uses the terms ‘patient’ and ‘person’ when referring to people who have a mental illness or disorder and are assessed for a mental health illness or disorder.

      The key areas of relevance from this Act are the provisions concerning drivers’ licences for patients under the MHCAT Act Director of Area Mental Health Services (DAMHS) are responsible for retaining the suspended driver licences of special patients and patients subject to compulsory inpatient orders, under section 19 of the Land. Mental Health Policy in America: Myths and Realities. Grob produced a book in that was a study of this state mental hospital from to The postwar enthusiasm for clinics Cited by:


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