TITLE

The Effect of Clinical Judgment in Decision-Making: The Mental Health Act 1986 (Vic.) and the Mental Health Review Board

AUTHOR(S)
Pearson, Megan
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry;Spring2006, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article seeks to critically examine whether the reliance upon clinical judgment in decision-making under the Mental Health Act 1986 (Vic.) (MHA) and the Mental Health Review Board (MHRB) assists or hinders Parliament's key objective in passing the current MHA in 1986: least restrictive treatment.
ACCESSION #
24106741

 

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