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Psychiatric treatment: in the absence of law?: R (on the application of B) v. Ashworth Hospital Authority and another, [2005] U.K.H.L. 20

Bartlett, Peter

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Peter Bartlett peter.bartlett@nottingham.ac.uk



Abstract

This case concerns the scope of the compulsory treatment provisions of the Mental Health Act 1983. In particular, it determines whether persons confined under that Act may be compulsorily treated for any mental disorder or only for the form of mental disorder justifying their confinement.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jan 1, 2006
Journal Medical Law Review
Print ISSN 0967-0742
Electronic ISSN 0967-0742
Publisher Oxford University Press (OUP)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 15
Issue 1
APA6 Citation Bartlett, P. (2006). Psychiatric treatment: in the absence of law?: R (on the application of B) v. Ashworth Hospital Authority and another, [2005] U.K.H.L. 20. Medical Law Review, 15(1), doi:10.1093/medlaw/fwi037
DOI https://doi.org/10.1093/medlaw/fwi037
Keywords Mental Health Act 1983
compulsory treatment
Publisher URL http://medlaw.oxfordjournals.org/content/14/1/124.full
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf
Additional Information This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in Medical Law Review following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version: Medical Law Review, 14(1) (2006), 122-31, is available online at: http://medlaw.oxfordjou...g/content/14/1/124.full

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