vii, 130 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780754618867 hardback alkaline paper
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
A short history of mental health / Ian Shaw Tracing the development of the Mental Health Act Commission and its predecessors / Jeffrey Cohen Exploring visiting activities of the Commission / Ian Shaw, Hugh Middleton, and Martin Chamberlain The reform of the Mental Health Act / Jeffrey Cohen Socially determined perceptions of risk are reflected in the decision to request a second opinion appointed doctor's visit / Hugh Middleton and Ian Shaw To treat or not to treat? Should the treatability criterion for those with psychopathic disorder be abandoned? / Conor Duggan Law, regulation, and the Mental Health Act Commission / Simon Boys and Michael J. Gunn Reforming the Mental Health Act : a successor to the Mental Health Act Commission / Jeffrey Cohen.