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Mental disorderand the law

Mental disorderand the law

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Published by Published by the British Psychological Society for the Division of Criminological and Legal Psychology and the Division of ClinicalPsychology Oxford Branch in Leicester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental health laws -- England.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Joanna Shapland and Tim Williams.
    SeriesIssues in criminology and legal psychology -- no.4
    ContributionsShapland, Joanna, 1950-, Williams, Tim, 1955-, British Psychological Society. Division of Criminological and Legal Psychology., British Psychological Society. Division of Clinical Psychology. Oxford Branch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKD3412
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68p. :
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21518633M
    ISBN 100901715220

    Written by two of the country's leading specialists in mental health law, this book provides a detailed overview of the law and the socio-legal, historical, sociological, and cultural issues that surround it. Mental health law, at its heart, involves the forcible confinement and medication of some of society's most vulnerable people, and the authors look closely at the social issues raised by.   Mental disorder among criminal defendants affects every stage of the criminal justice process, from investigational issues to competence to be executed. As in all other areas of mental health law, at least some people with mental disorders, are treated by:

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