Value of community treatment orders remains at issue
- Black robes and white coats: who will win the new mental health tribunals? Sarkar, Sameer P.; Adshead, Gwen // British Journal of Psychiatry;Feb2005, Vol. 186, p96
The article focuses on the new mental health legislation proposals in Great Britain and up to what extent these proposals justify re-examination of the values of law and psychiatry. The new proposals will forbid psychiatrists to have authority over admission and discharge in hospitals and in the...
- Are we listening? McCallion, Hilary // Mental Health Practice;Nov2007, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p9
The article focuses on the fourth annual study of patients who use community mental health services in England. The Healthcare Commission published the study to provide an understanding of patients who needed treatment. The study further revealed the improvements of the patients who were able to...
- Detention powers for nurses. // Nursing Standard;7/11/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p6
The article focuses on the passage of the Mental Health Bill in Great Britain. It Such bill gives the nurses the powers to detain mental health patients. It also gives clinicians and psychologists the authority to renew detention orders. The Mental Health Coalition welcomed its passage but some...
- THE PRINCIPLE OF PERSONHOOD: THE FIELD'S TRANSCENDENT PRINCIPLE. Anthony, William A. // Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal;Winter2004, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p205
Focuses on the author's quest for one simple principle that would transcend all the other principles in serving people with mental illness. Question whether such principle exists; Definition of the principle of personhood; Assertion of the author that once a mental health personnel is guided by...
- Even better services: a psychiatric perspective. Sims, Andrew // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/4/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6784, p1061
Presents the document about services for mentally ill patients. Aims to create comprehensive mental illness services in each district; Itemization of the changes required for mental treatment; Importance of psychiatric services.
- Toward managed care for persons with severe mental illness: Implications from a... Jerrell, Jeanette M. // Health Affairs;Fall1995, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p197
Presents a study of the Program of Assertive Community Treatment or Pact adaptation model, a community-based care for persons with severe mental illness in the United States. Indications of positive client outcomes in community-based care for the mentally ill.
- The road to recovery. Hooley, Debbie; Sillekens, Michael; Cross, Wendy // Australian Nursing Journal;Sep2009, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p44
The article presents the preliminary findings of a study in Victoria which investigated the experience of patients in a mental health prevention and recovery program. The patients reported that they felt normal and safe in participating in the program. The patients also claim that being included...
- IS LIFE DOING YOUR HEAD IN? // Diva;May2003, Issue 84, p24
Offers information on Metrolinks, a Web site for lesbian and bisexual women experiencing mental ill-health or emotional distress. Series of mental health services provided by the Metro Centre, a gay community facility in London, England; Contact information.
- Patients' readiness for deinstitutionalization: objective evaluation vs. subjective views of staff, relatives and patients themselves. Giaglis, George; Michailidou, Barbara; Angelidis, Georgios // Annals of General Psychiatry;2006 Supplement 1, Vol. 5, pS132
A conference paper about patients' readiness for deinstitutionalization in the Psychiatric Hospital of Petra in Olympus, Greece, is presented. The Community Placement Questionnaire (CPQ) was completed for 278 patients, and the views of the staff, relatives and patients were recorded. Results...