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June Melby Benowitz

in Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061221
eISBN:
9780813051437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061221.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 examines three health issues that drew the attention of rightist women: fluoridation of public water systems, mental health programs, and polio vaccinations. In regard to both fluoridation ... More


Eating or Treating? Legal and Ethical Issues Surrounding Eating Disorders

Simona Giordano

in Understanding Eating Disorders: Conceptual and Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199269747
eISBN:
9780191603129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269742.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents UK legislation concerning people with mental disorders. It provides an account of both Statute and Case Law, and It explains issues such as competence and coercive treatment in ... More


Mental Deficiency and the Welfare State

Mathew Thomson

in The Problem of Mental Deficiency: Eugenics, Democracy, and Social Policy in Britain, c.1870-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206927
eISBN:
9780191677380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206927.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the formation of the Welfare state in Great Britain from the perspective of mental deficiency policy. It analyses the extent to ... More


Protecting rights in mental health law: the relationship between the courts and mental health tribunals

Darius Whelan

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Ireland’s Mental Health Act 2001 requires that all involuntary admissions for mental disorder be reviewed within twenty-one days by a three-person Mental Health Tribunal. This chapter focuses on key ... More


Family Education

Harriet P. Lefley

in Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

Family education (FE) shares uniformities of content with FPE but differs in length, format, target group, and expected outcomes. Ranging from six to twelve weeks, FE is group education targeted to ... More


Psychiatric admission in Ireland: the role of country of origin

Brendan D. Kelly

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the role of country of origin in relation to psychiatric admission status in Ireland. Data presented in this chapter demonstrate that schizophrenia is a particular problem in ... More


Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Ann Hagell (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The general well-being of British adolescents has been the topic of considerable debate in recent years, but too often this is based on myth rather than fact. Are today's young people more stressed, ... More


Mental health: safe, sound and supportive?1

Jon Glasby, Helen Lester, and Emily McKie

in Ethics: Contemporary challenges in health and social care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347558
eISBN:
9781447302216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347558.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the contested nature of mental health provision within the context of proposed legislative changes, exploring the key ethical dilemmas that are raised. It discusses the proposed ... More


The Parliamentary Politics of Mental Deficiency

Mathew Thomson

in The Problem of Mental Deficiency: Eugenics, Democracy, and Social Policy in Britain, c.1870-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206927
eISBN:
9780191677380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206927.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses issues relevant to the parliamentary politics of mental deficiency in Great Britain. The British legislature passed the Mental ... More


Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Mary Donnelly and Claire Murray (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The Irish health system is confronted by a range of challenges, both emerging and recurring. In order to address these, it is essential that spaces are created for conversations around complex ... More


The Mental Health Act: Taking Stock of the Current Position and Thinking about the Future

Peter Bartlett

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

There has been much debate on Mental Health Act reforms with little discussion of broader principles. Although everyone agrees that there are problems and have a view on how those problems ought to ... More


Community Orders and the Mental Health Court pilot: a service user perspective of what constitutes a quality, effective intervention

Jane Winstone and Francis Pakes

in Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300205
eISBN:
9781447307778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The authors examined a recent pilot of Mental Health Courts in Stratford and Brighton, to explore service-user views of arrangements for offenders with mental health needs who are sentenced ... More


Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Aaron Pycroft and John McKeane (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300205
eISBN:
9781447307778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The rise in a dominant risk paradigm focusing on public protection in criminal justice has seen the increased use of coercion to access treatment for people with substance misuse and mental health ... More


Why care about carers?

Claire Murray

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter considers why we should care about carers and engages with different theoretical approaches to recognising the caring relationship and the implications of this for those involved in such ... More


‘The Personal Touch’:: Voluntarism, The Public and Mental Illness

Vicky Long

in Destigmatising mental illness?: Professional politics and public education in Britain, 1870-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085819
eISBN:
9781781706404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085819.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the interactions of voluntary, professional and state provision in the field of mental health throughout the period 1870 to 1970, focusing on the Mental After Care Association: ... More


The politics of risk and mental health

Kenneth McLaughlin

in Social work, politics and society: From radicalism to orthodoxy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420459
eISBN:
9781447303572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420459.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter is about statutory mental health social work, particularly in relation to the contemporary concern with risk management and risk minimisation. Social work here is seen as having a ... More


That Which Is Measured Improves

Timothy A. Kelly

in Healing the Broken Mind: Transforming America's Failed Mental Health System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748121
eISBN:
9780814749104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748121.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the importance of clinical outcome data in improving the quality of care for those struggling with serious mental illness so that they can have a life of recovery in their home ... More


The Diffusion of Psychoanalysis under Conditions of Political Authoritarianism: The Case of Argentina, 1960s and 1970s 1

Mariano Ben Plotkin

in Psychoanalysis and Politics: Histories of Psychoanalysis under Conditions of Restricted Political Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744664
eISBN:
9780199932863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744664.003.0027
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Mariano Ben Plotkin examines the development of a psychoanalytic culture in Argentina under authoritarian regimes of the 1960s and 1970s. He makes the case that the strong impact of psychoanalysis in ... More


The Mental Health Act: dual diagnosis, public protection and legal dilemmas in practice

Graham Noyce

in Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300205
eISBN:
9781447307778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The idea of dual diagnosis is investigated and what care pathways are available to offenders who have been identified as dually diagnosed clients (DDCs) under the Mental Health Act 1983. The problems ... More


Social Work Research: History, Organizational Roles, and the Influence of the National Institutes of Health

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter Two provides an historical overview of national social work research capacity – building efforts, especially in the context of the roles of national social work organizations and the National ... More


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