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Jacqueline Atkinson - Advance Directives in Mental Health: Theory, Practice and Ethics - 9781843104834 - V9781843104834
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Advance Directives in Mental Health: Theory, Practice and Ethics

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Description for Advance Directives in Mental Health: Theory, Practice and Ethics Paperback. Advance directive (AD) is a way of making a person's views known if he or she should become mentally incapable of giving consent, or making informed choices about treatment, in the future. This book advises users on their choices about treatment in the event of future episodes of mental illness, covering all legal and medical aspects of AD. Num Pages: 216 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1DBKW; JKSM; LNTM1; MBPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 158 x 12. Weight in Grams: 334.

An advance directive is a way of making a person's views known if he or she should become mentally incapable of giving consent to treatment, or making informed choices about treatment, at some future time. Advance Directives in Mental Health is a comprehensive and accessible guide for mental health professionals advising service users on their choices about treatment in the event of future episodes of mental illness, covering all ideological, legal and medical aspects of advance directives.

Jacqueline Atkinson explains their origins and significance in the context of mental health legislation and compares advance directives in mental health with ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages
216
Condition
New
Number of Pages
216
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781843104834
SKU
V9781843104834
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Jacqueline Atkinson
Jacqueline Atkinson holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hull and is currently Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow. She has been researching advance directives for about five years and mental health law for over ten. She has extensive experience of working in a number of professional bodies and university committees and spends her free time ... Read more

Reviews for Advance Directives in Mental Health: Theory, Practice and Ethics
`Advance Directives in Mental Health is a timely contribution to a rapidly evolving aspect of social change that the author has been able to extensively research. Well Written and readable, this academic text is well researched and will be of interest to social work students and researchers. As a reference text, it offers invaluable advice and assistance to social ... Read more

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