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- Care of the mentally ill
This interdisciplinary book for philosophers, legal scholars, and medico-legal practitioners offers a unique relational account of mental capacity through critical analysis of concepts such as autonomy and rationality. It explores how relationships, and specific relational, dialogical practices, can enable or disable the decision-making of individuals with impairments.
By Paul Barber
A complete, comprehensive and up-to-date reference guide to the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended by the 2007 Act, for any mental health professional - from social workers and occupational therapists, to GPs and nurses.
Cultural Perspectives on Mental Wellbeing: Spiritual Interpretations of Symptoms in Medical Practice
Providing much needed understandings of cultural differences in attitudes and beliefs towards issues such as illness, death and mental health, this book is a remedy against the cultural dissonance occurring at present between Western medical systems and their increasingly diverse patients, in order to facilitate integrated and suitable care.
By Nick Gould
This new edition of Mental Health Social Work in Context continues to be an authoritative, evidence based introduction to an area of specialism chosen by many social work students. Grounded in the social models of mental health particularly relevant to qualifying social workers, but also familiarising students with social aspects...
This book explores the law relating to the right to liberty of people with mental illness and international human rights standards. It is also a manifesto for change, urging reconsideration of the protection and promotion of the human rights of people with mental illness. Covers all UK jurisdictions plus Ireland.