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Title Law and mind : mental health law and policy in Canada / general editors, Jennifer A. Chandler, B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M. (Bertram Loeb Research Chair, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa), Colleen M. Flood, B.A., LL.B. (Honours), LL.M., S.J.D. (Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, Director, Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics).

Published Toronto, Ontario : LexisNexis Canada Inc., 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KN 185 F1 LAW    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxxvi, 528 pages ; 23 cm
Notes Includes table of cases.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Mental health and disability in Canadian law: evolving concepts, concerns and responses / Jennifer A. Chandler -- Fragmented law & fragmented lives: Canada's mental health care system / Colleen M. Flood & Bryan Thomas -- UN Convention on the Rights of persons with disabilities and its impact on mental health law and policy in Canada / Steven J. Hoffman, Lathika Sritharan & Ali Tejpar -- Consent to psychiatric treatment: from insight (into illness) to incite (a riot) / Sheila Wildeman -- Involuntary hospitalization and treatment: themes and controversies / Sophie Nunnelly -- Community treatment orders / John Dawson -- Privacy protection and the confidentiality of psychiatric health care records / Elaine Gibson -- Malpractice and mental health care / Louise Bélanger-Hardy -- Governance of the safety and efficacy of psychopharmaceuticals: challenges and opportunities for reform / Trudo Lemmens & C. Tess Sheldon -- Advocating for persons with mental health problems: living up to the challenges of the 21st century / H. Archibald Kaiser -- Mental health, treatment and the criminal justice process / Glen Luther -- Mental health courts and diversion programs / Richard D. Schneider, Anne G. Crocker and Marichelle C. Leclair -- Policing mental health disabilities / Robin Whitehead -- Mental health services in Canadian corrections / Simon Verdun-Jones and Amanda Butler -- Mental health law for the old: defining the category, identifying the issues / Margaret Isabel Hall -- Mental health law and children / Angela Campbell & Beth Mountford -- Indigenous peoples and mental health: the role of law and policy / Constance MacIntosh -- Race, culture and ethnicity in mental health law and policy / Ruby Dhand -- Legal issues regarding refugees and mental illness / Jamie Chai Yun Liew.
Other author Flood, Colleen M., editor.
Chandler, Jennifer A., editor.
Subject Mental health laws -- Canada.
Mental health policy -- Canada.
ISBN 9780433486688