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The legal aspects of the mental health care of adolescents

Parker, Camilla Harriet 2017. The legal aspects of the mental health care of adolescents. PhD Thesis, Cardiff University.
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Abstract

This thesis examines the complex legal framework for admission to hospital and treatment for mental disorder of adolescents. It identifies areas of uncertainty and makes recommendations on how these might be addressed. It does so by mapping the various legal routes for adolescent psychiatric care, including detention under the Mental Health Act 1983, and examining these through a 'human rights lens' which reflects international and European human rights standards, including the European Convention on Human Rights and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Status: Unpublished
Schools: Law
Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
Uncontrolled Keywords: Child; Young person; Adolescent; Mental health; Human rights; Deprivation of liberty; Mental Health Act 1983; Scope of parental responsibility
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 14 November 2017
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2018 02:30
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/106484

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