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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Care

Peter Bartlett and Ralph Sandland.

in Mental Health Law: Policy and Practice

October 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 35581 words.

This chapter examines the delivery of community care services. It discusses services for mentally disordered persons; the entitlement, nature, and scope of the duties owed under the...

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Control in the Community

Peter Bartlett and Ralph Sandland.

in Mental Health Law: Policy and Practice

October 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 35958 words.

This chapter examines the extent, scope, and current usage of the various powers by which some degree of compulsion can be imposed on a patient to accept services in the community. It...

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LAWFULNESS OF A RANDOMISED TRIAL OF THE NEW COMMUNITY TREATMENT ORDER REGIME FOR ENGLAND AND WALES

J. Dawson, T. Burns and J. Rugkåsa.

in Medical Law Review

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 10724 words.

This article debates and defends the lawfulness of a randomised controlled trial of compulsory outpatient treatment under the mental health legislation for England and Wales. The trial is...

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United Kingdom: Compulsory Community Treatment of Mentally Disordered Patients

in Medical Law Review

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 0 words.

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Early adopters of the magical thinking cap: a study on do-it-yourself (DIY) transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) user community

Anita Jwa.

in Journal of Law and the Biosciences

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law; Bioethics. 13509 words.

Among currently available technologies, transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is one of the most promising neuroenhancements because it is relatively effective, safe, and...

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Duty of Health and Social Services Authorities to Provide Community Care to Give Effect to Mental Health Review Tribunal Decisions to Discharge Conditionally

in Medical Law Review

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 0 words.

The regulation of consumer tDCS: engaging a community of creative self-experimenters

Nick J. Davis.

in Journal of Law and the Biosciences

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law; Bioethics. 2522 words.

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Ending Compulsion under the Mental Health Act 1983

Peter Bartlett and Ralph Sandland.

in Mental Health Law: Policy and Practice

October 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 40914 words.

This chapter examines the various ways in which a period of compulsion, whether in hospital or in the community, imposed under the terms of the Mental Health Act (MHA) 1983, can be brought...

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Mental Health and Other Behavioral Health Services

John V. Jacobi.

in The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Law

January 2017; p ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 9753 words.

This chapter examines mental health and other behavioral health services in the United States. It examines physical and behavioral healthcare, with a focus on when equal treatment is...

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Public Health and the State–Patient Relationship

G. T. Laurie, S. H. E. Harmon and G. Porter.

in Mason & McCall Smith’s Law & Medical Ethics

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 12093 words.

This chapter orients medical law in the broader context of human rights and the European Convention on Human Rights, and then discusses issues in health promotion, health protection and the...

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Mental health

Jo Samanta and Ash Samanta.

in Medical Law Concentrate

August 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 7438 words.

Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are...

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Mental health

Jo Samanta and Ash Samanta.

in Medical Law Concentrate

August 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 7542 words.

Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are...

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The Jews of Glasgow

Kenneth Collins.

in Medicine, Law and Public Policy in Scotland

April 2011; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 8107 words.

This chapter presents an overview of the history of health and welfare provision by and for the Jewish community of Glasgow in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It...

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Mental Health Law

Emily Jackson.

in Medical Law

June 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 35382 words.

All books in this flagship series contain carefully selected substantial extracts from key cases, legislation, and academic debate, providing able students with a stand-alone resource. This...

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An Overview of the Contemporary Mental Health System

Peter Bartlett and Ralph Sandland.

in Mental Health Law: Policy and Practice

October 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 36744 words.

This chapter begins with a sketch of the contemporary mental health system, and then discusses the rise and fall of asylum-based provision, the development of community care, and life...

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Encouraging Physical Activity

W. A. Bogart.

in Regulating Obesity?

December 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 13296 words.

This chapter begins with a brief review of the inactive ways of many people in many societies. It then surveys the field of choice in terms of legal responses to promote physical activity....

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Ending the Specialty Hospital Wars

Frank Pasquale.

in The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Care

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 19920 words.

This chapter focuses on the need for more targeted assessment of the impact of market forces on communities. Pilot programs encourage experimentation in the delivery system without risking...

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Cultures of Life: Embryo Protection and the Pluralist State

Patrick Hanafin.

in Law and Bioethics

October 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 10208 words.

This chapter examines the Italian experience in relation to the governance of human reproduction. Successive Italian governments have tended to avoid addressing issues of bioethical...

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Precautionary Reasoning in Determining Moral Worth

Stephen W Smith.

in Law and Bioethics

October 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 8988 words.

This chapter presents a possible personhood theory that shifts the burden of proof away from the entity under consideration. It argues that we ought to exercise caution when making...

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Maternal Mortality and Human Rights

Judith Bueno de Mesquita.

in Law and Global Health

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law. 11879 words.

This chapter first discusses the evolution of maternal mortality from a development concern into a major human rights issue. Key developments precipitating the rise of maternal mortality...

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