Collegialism, therapy and mediation -- the contribution of experts in Swedish mental health law
- Commissioners identify shortfall in care. // Learning Disability Practice;Feb2002, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p4
Reports on the variations in the quality of care for mentally ill persons detained under Great Britain's Mental Health Act. Adequacy of services and support in community; Availability of care and support for people with learning disabilities.
- Department says it cannot provide tribunals to meet draft bill plans. Gillen, Sally // Community Care;10/13/2005, Issue 1594, p10
Reports that the British government will be unable to provide mental health tribunals for people detained for more than 28 days under the proposed Mental Health Bill. Provisions of the proposed bill; Estimated increase in the number of tribunal hearings per year following the legislation of the...
- The Simon Heng Column: A service user's view of social care. Heng, Simon // Community Care;11/18/2004, Issue 1549, p22
Offers opinion on the care of people with mental illnesses and addictions in Great Britain. View on professionals who work in mental health; Comments on the proposals in the Mental Health Bill.
- PUNISHMENT VERSUS TREATMENT OF THE GUILTY BUT MENTALLY ILL. Plaut, Vicki L. // Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology;Summer1983, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p428
This article seeks to establish the parameters of the right to treatment due a person found guilty but mentally ill in Illinois. Underlying the insanity defense is the assumption that those who commit criminal acts while insane should not be held criminally responsible for their behavior. To the...
- SCOTLAND'S NEW BILL FINDS FAVOUR WITH PSYCHIATRISTS. Behets, John // Mental Health Practice;Oct2002, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p3
Reports the acceptance of the mental health bill by psychiatrists in Scotland. Principles of the bill; Importance of safeguarding the rights of patients; Provision of appropriate services for mentally ill patients.
- How to help the sickest of the sick. // Behavioral Health Treatment;Nov96, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p1
Looks at the negative attitudes of psychiatrists toward caring for mentally ill patients. Aversion to working with people with chronic mental illnesses; View of own work as less desirable and less prestigious than that of colleagues working with other populations; Wide gap between a...
- Psychiatrists hit back at home secretary. Warden, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/07/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7168, p1270
Reports on the clash between the British government and psychiatrists on how to deal with people with psychopathic disorders. Impact of the remarks made by home secretary, Jack Straw on the image of psychiatrists; Problems from changes in the practice of psychiatrists.
- Assessing mental capacity. // Community Care;1/17/2008, Issue 1705, p30
The article discusses issues related to the assessment of mental capacity in relation to the Mental Capacity Act of 2005 of Great Britain. The Act applies to all people making decisions for, or acting in connection with, those who may lack capacity to make particular decisions. The staff who are...
- Guidelines, process and ethics with the New Zealand Mental Health (compulsory assessment and treatment) Act: striking a balance. Gale, Christopher; Mullen, Richard; Shue, Lily // BMC Psychiatry;2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, Special section p1
The New Zealand Mental Health (compulsory assessment and treatment) act was amended to mandate the consultation of family and care-givers in every stage of civil committal. Although the use of committal has been seen by clinicians as an impediment to care and clinicians continue to have concerns...