Publication Year: 2011
Authors/Editor: Puri, Basant; Brown, Robert; McKee, Heather; Treasdan, Ian
Publisher: CRC Press
Completely updated to reflect current changes in the law and in practice, this 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 vignettes and wealth of down to earth 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.