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K J Foxhall A.PLL, LLB (Hons), (LLM) obtained her Masters of Law degree in 2009 submitting a dissertation very similar to what is contained in this ebook.After obtaining a 1:2 LLB (Hons) in 2005, the decision to take the Masters degree, followed on from K J Foxhall’s work at a Cardiac Network. Albeit her role was to administrate the website, the subject and corresponding legislation of Mental Health and Mental Capacity came into effect at the same time.The Mental Capacity Act was new legislation that allowed those with mental health disorders to have rights that were not so clearly defined in previous statutes.This book is a great example of what to include in a Masters of Law dissertation as well as providing some valuable resources if this is the chosen area to write about. Although the law is continuously changing, this book will still provide the reader with an amazing example of how to layout a qualifying dissertation.This book contains the sub-title of ‘What are the legal issues arising from Mental Capacity, and Mental Health in general, in modern day society?’ which derives from a dissertation that gained K J Foxhall a Masters of Law (LLM) and received the HIGHEST COMMENDATION a student could reach at her chosen university.In addition, this book not only contains helpful hints for those taking their Masters of Law degree, but for those with a general interest in Mental Health and the Mental Capacity Act, whether it is for their work or out of curiosity.Containing all key legislative points surrounding the Mental Health Act 1983 and its meaning, Mental health disorders, Categories of diagnoses, Hospital Anxiety and Depressions Scale (HADS), Mental Capacity Act 2005 – 2007, the IMCA and Life Prolonging Treatments, the legal rules regarding decision making of one’s mental health, and many more, this helpful aid will clear up any ‘incapacities’ a student may have concerning mental health law.A more exhaustive list is as follows:Legislation and what Mental Health isMental Health Act 1983The theory of Sociology, psychology and the legal interpretationThe Bournewood caseThe meaning of Mental Health Act 1983, Section 131Particulars of the Mental Health Act 1983Mental health disordersCategories of diagnosesCommonly recognised categories of anxiety disorders includeThe most common symptomsDepressionWho falls under the admission criteria?Hospital Anxiety and Depressions Scale (HADS)TreatmentRelated Cases and ArticlesThe case of Peter BryanFall death boy unlawfully killedMurder at the checkoutJohn Barrett - September 2004Mental Capacity Act 2005 – 2007 - The Five PrinciplesThe IMCA and Life Prolonging TreatmentsGPs face sanctions on dementia prescribingMental Capacity Act exampleCapacity of consent – where the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act combine26Criteria for applicationsMental Health Act Code of PracticeAlternatives to detentionMental capacity in adultsRe C [1994] 1 WLR 290Refusal of treatmentWhere consent cannot be obtained from an adult patientMental Capacity in childrenRefusal of treatmentA study by Ruth CairnsMental RetardationEthical issuesCapacity at end of life - Euthanasia and assisted dying – the case of Colin NorrisCases and ArticlesThe case of John BarrettMother seeks girls hysterectomyThe case of Josef and Elisabeth Fritzl - Austria 200842Rapist father given life sentence – UK caseThe murder of Steven HoskinThe manslaughter of Eshan ChattunFurther InformationHow does the government or local councils accommodate such cases as they become more frequent?Health care professionals’ lives in dangerThe punishment criteria for mental health patientsIdentifying the causeIndependence vs money – equalityAnger, unnecessary negligence or just complacency?

Detalhes do Produto

    • Ano de Edição: 2012
    • Ano:  2015
    • País de Produção: Canada
    • Código de Barras:  2000176223621
    • ISBN:  9781301925728

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