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 examples and a wealth of practical 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.