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(p. 462) 14. Mental Health and Human Rights 

(p. 462) 14. Mental Health and Human Rights
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(p. 462) 14. Mental Health and Human Rights
Author(s):

G. T. Laurie

, S. H. E. Harmon

, and E. S. Dove

DOI:
10.1093/he/9780198826217.003.0014
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date: 28 February 2021

This chapter discusses ethical and legal aspects of mental health and its management. It covers the evolution of mental health law, paternalism and capacity, and the treatment framework, which includes standards for informal treatment and compulsory treatment, and safeguards of liberty. It also addresses a range of issues from the human rights perspective, and mental disorders and criminality, as well as civil liability.

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