Mental Health and Scots Law in Practice
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Author: Dr Lindsay Thomson; Joanna Cherry
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Status: Live on Westlaw UK

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This detailed text remains a straightforward account of the legal issues relevant to Scottish psychiatric practice.  It explains how the Scottish legal system deals with mental health issues, and outlines psychiatric care systems; now fully updated to include developments since implementation of the Mental Health (Care Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003.Essential new areas covered include multi-disciplinary input, inclusion of the Code of Practice and important new research findings. The expert authors also provide increased detail on the effectiveness of Tribunals.