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Mental patients and the law

Stewart Page

Mental patients and the law

by Stewart Page

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Published by Self-Counsel Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- Canada.,
    • Mental health laws -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 116.

      Statementby Stewart Page.
      SeriesSelf-counsel series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination116 p. :
      Number of Pages116
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5241595M
      LC Control Number75313020

      Under these laws, patients can be brought to court by either doctors, police, or family members before a judge in the Mental Hygiene Court. Very often, patients who are currently receiving. WHO Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation. 1. Mental health 2. Human rights - legislation 3. Human rights - standards 4. Health policy - legislation 5. International law 6. Guidelines 7. Developing countries Health Organization. ISBN 92 .

      mental health law: an overview. Mental health and the law interact in numerous ways. The term "competence" signifies a legal conclusion that an individual is capable of entering into a binding contract, transferring assets, or participating in a legal provision of mental health services is regulated and, to some extent, publicly supported.   For the first time in Kentucky, a judge has ordered a patient with a mental illness to receive outpatient treatment under what is known as “Tim’s Law,” which was enacted in to provide.

      of this book include a copy of the Indiana laws about mental health treatment, resource information, and community mental health center contact information. Readers who still have questions are encouraged to contact their treatment team, social worker, an attorney, or Indiana Disability Rights at HOW TO USE THIS BOOK. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "An Aspen publication." Description: x, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Preface --Part uction. Mental health and the law: historical perspectives and modern trends --Introduction to mental health law - .


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