Completely updated to reflect current changes in the law and in practice, Mental Health Law: a 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.
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About the Authors:
Basant Puri is Professor and Honorary Consultant in Imaging and Psychiatry at Imperial College London. Robert Brown is Director of Edge Training and Consultancy Ltd. and Visiting Fellow at Bournemouth University. Heather McKee is Consultant Neuropsychiatrist at Royal Hospital for
Neurodisability in Putney, London. Ian Treasaden is Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist at Three Bridges Medium Secure Unit, West London Mental Health NHS Trust, Middlesex and Head of Forensic Neurosciences, Lipid Neuroscience Group and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London.