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‘Special’ Treatment, ‘Special’ Rights: Children Who Hear Voices as Doubly Diminished Identities

China Mills

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the processes by which children framed as being ‘mentally ill’, and particularly here children who self-injure or hear voices, present us with a limit figure to current child ... More


Excluding the Vulnerable from Capital Punishment

Roger Hood and Carolyn Hoyle

in The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228478
eISBN:
9780191696329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228478.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the implementation of the safeguards that are meant to protect from execution those who commit capital crimes when juveniles (under the age of 18), who are aged, insane, ... More


Problems with the Comprehension of Miranda Rights Among Vulnerable Suspects

Lawrence S. Wrightsman and Mary L. Pitman

in The Miranda Ruling: Its Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730902
eISBN:
9780199776986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730902.003.005
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter reviews recent research on the comprehension of the Miranda rights by members of several vulnerable groups. For example, the warnings often exceed the reading level of the typical ... More


The Evolution of Service Innovations for Adults with Severe Mental Illness

PHYLLIS SOLOMON

in Innovations in Practice and Service Delivery Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195111552
eISBN:
9780199865734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111552.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on service innovations for adults suffering from long-lasting, persistent major mental illnesses that result in social and functional disability. It begins with a discussion of ... More


Seclusion: The Path of Least Resistance?

in Refusing Care: Forced Treatment and the Rights of the Mentally Ill

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226733975
eISBN:
9780226733999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733999.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter aims to sort through the reactions to seclusion and restraints and to suggest, in light of these reactions, a system of legal rules governing their use. It inquires into restraint ... More


‘Gothic nightmare’:: Madness and public policy from the 18th century

Ian Butler and Mark Drakeford

in Scandal, social policy and social welfare: 2nd, Rev. Ed

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347466
eISBN:
9781447303312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347466.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter provides the essential background against which the scandals that took place in mental-health institutions in Britain during the 1960s and 1970s can be understood and assessed. In ... More


Epilogue

Sue E. Estroff

in Making It Crazy: An Ethnography of Psychiatric Clients in an American Community

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520054516
eISBN:
9780520907751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520054516.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter is intended to bring briefly the reader up to date on developments in policy and service systems. It also reports the most significant experiences and resulting shifts in perspective ... More


Parental mental illness and young caring: research and prevalence

Jo Aldridge and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with mental illness: Perspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344007
eISBN:
9781447301776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344007.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews the relevant and available literature, medical and social research, and child protection and contemporary young carers' studies. It reviews some of the early medical ... More


The Phenomenon of Parricide

Kathleen M. Heide

in Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter discusses the phenomenon of parricide. It begins with vignettes highlighting several parricide cases in order to demonstrate the variety of circumstances in which child, adolescent, and ... More


Making It Crazy: An Ethnography of Psychiatric Clients in an American Community

Sue Estroff

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520054516
eISBN:
9780520907751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520054516.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book explores the psychological, social, and economic facts of life for a group of discharged mental hospital patients living in Madison, Wisconsin. It both explicitly and inferentially raises ... More


‘Carnage in the community’:: The Christopher Clunis Inquiry 1993

Ian Butler and Mark Drakeford

in Scandal, social policy and social welfare: 2nd, Rev. Ed

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347466
eISBN:
9781447303312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347466.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the demise of policy hegemony and the part played by scandal in reviving public concern about the release into the community of mentally ill people. It revisits the case of ... More


Numbers and the Assembling of a Community Mental Health Infrastructure in Postsocialist China

Zhiying Ma

in Can Science and Technology Save China?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747021
eISBN:
9781501747045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747021.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows how globally validated epidemiological estimates have constituted a population of seriously mentally ill patients in China. It talks about the target population of the 686 Program ... More


Diverse Diagnoses And Special Populations

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/9780195340495.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This chapter presents FPE models and research findings for various conditions, beginning with mental illness and substance abuse. Mueser and Fox's Family Intervention for Dual Disorders (FIDD) ... More


The effects of mental illness on parents and relationships with their children

Jo Aldridge and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with mental illness: Perspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344007
eISBN:
9781447301776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344007.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents the perspective of parents who are living with mental health issues. It examines further the caring and filial relationships parents share with their children when parents have ... More


Conclusion

in Refusing Care: Forced Treatment and the Rights of the Mentally Ill

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226733975
eISBN:
9780226733999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733999.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter presents a rational scheme for the treatment of mentally ill people in contexts in which they are unwilling—one that does not add further to their mistreatment. It discusses most of the ... More


Mental Health Treatment and Criminal Justice Outcomes

Richard G. Frank and Thomas G. McGuire

in Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226115122
eISBN:
9780226115139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115139.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the evidence on the potential expansion of mental health services for reducing crime, first reviewing research on the link between mental illness and crime. It then studies ... More


Risk Assessment and Prevention

Kathleen M. Heide

in Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter presents recommendations designed to prevent parricides. These efforts are targeted at the severely abused parricide offender, the severely mentally ill offender, and the dangerously ... More


The Face of Madness

Elaine G. Breslaw

in Lotions, Potions, Pills, and Magic: Health Care in Early America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787175
eISBN:
9780814739389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787175.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the cures used to deal with madness in the early Republic. For centuries it was assumed that nothing could be done to help those who were deranged. Although explanations for ... More


Deinstitutionalisation and the penal state

Ian Cummins

in Mental Health Services and Community Care: A Critical History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447350590
eISBN:
9781447350620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350590.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter will explore the relationship between deinstitutionalisation and the increase in the use of imprisonment. The chapter begins with a consideration of the problem of how do we define ... More


A Personal View of Clients and Staff

Sue E. Estroff

in Making It Crazy: An Ethnography of Psychiatric Clients in an American Community

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520054516
eISBN:
9780520907751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520054516.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book deals with a group of persons called, in society, mentally ill. The lessons learned by the author of this book when she met with these people are elaborated. Contrary to the portrayals of ... More


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