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Mental health legislation relevant to emergencies in psychiatry

Basant K. Puri and Ian H. Treasaden

in Emergencies in Psychiatry

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ISBN: 9780198530800
Published online June 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726309 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198530800.003.0020

Series: Emergencies in

Mental health legislation relevant to emergencies in psychiatry

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Mental Health Act 1983 (England and Wales) - Definition of categories of mental disorder recognized in the Mental Health Act 1983 - Orders under the Mental Health Act 1983 - Mental Health Review Tribunals (MHRT) - Mental Health Act Commission (MHAC) (Section 121) - Court of Protection (Section 94) - Patients' rights under Mental Health Act 1983 - Consent to treatment - Detention under the Mental Health Act on a general medical or surgical ward - Changes to Mental Health Act 1983 introduced by Mental Health Act 2006 - Mental Capacity Act 2005 - Assessment of capacity under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 - Provisions of Mental Capacity Act 2005 - Mental Capacity Act 2005 - Code of practice for Mental Capacity Act 2005

Chapter.  3511 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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