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Mental disorder and the law

Alan Chalmers Fleming

Mental disorder and the law

by Alan Chalmers Fleming

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Published by E. & S. Livingstone in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Mental health laws -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby A. Chalmers Fleming and H. F. Paterson.
      ContributionsPaterson, Hew Fergus, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 50 p.
      Number of Pages50
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6013719M
      LC Control Number66070117
      OCLC/WorldCa3778604

      Mental disorder and the law: a primer for legal and mental health professionals / Dr. Hy Bloom, The Psilex Group ; the Honourable Justice Richard D. Schneider, Ontario Court of Justice, Chair, Ontario Review Board. The book follows the logical and temporal sequence of the issues a mentally disordered accused is likely to encounter from. This chapter examines the role of the police, both as agents of the criminal justice system and as agents of the mental health system. It discusses the policy of diversion; police encounters with mentally disordered persons; the diversion of mentally disordered criminal suspects into an investigative regime with greater safeguards than are ordinarily implemented; and the meaning of ‘absent.

      Law and Mind: Mental Health Law and Policy in Canada is an important resource for understanding the complexities of mental health law and related policy issues in Canada. Law students, practising lawyers and policy-makers alike will benefit from the broad range of topics covered in this comprehensive text.   Dangerous Behaviour, the Law and Mental Disorder. By H. Prins. (Pp. ; illustrated; £) Associated Book Publishers (UK) Ltd.: Andover, - Volume 17 Issue 1.

        "Mental Illness" and "mental disorder" are typically used interchangeably. However, there has, historically, been a difference between mental illness and mental disorders. According to The American Heritage Stedman's Medical Dictionary, the following is the definition of "disorder" in medicine: disorder disorder (dĭs-ôr'dər) n.   The supervisor is bound by the law to validate the need for the accommodation by getting the employee to provide a note from a mental health professional qualified to determine the severity of .


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