This is the 12th biennial report by the Mental Health Commission on its activities in monitoring the operation of the Mental Health Act 1983 and reviewing the lawfulness of detention of detained patients. This report covers the financial years 2005-07 and focuses on risk, rights and recovery. The report is divided into 7 chapters, with an appendix. The chapters cover the following areas: The context of detention under the MHA 1983; The experience of coercion; The Mental Health Act in practice: admission and population data; The Mental Health Act in practice: hospital admission and detention under the act; The Mental Health Act in Wales; Medical treatment under the Mental Health Act; The 1983 Act and forensic psychiatry; The future monitoring of psychiatric detention.
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Book Description Stationery Office, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Good. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Bookseller Inventory # BBI1884344