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Experiences of restrictiveness in forensic psychiatric care: systematic review and concept analysis (2018)
Journal Article
Tomlin, J., Bartlett, P., & Völlm, B. (2018). Experiences of restrictiveness in forensic psychiatric care: systematic review and concept analysis. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 57, doi:10.1016/j.ijlp.2017.12.006. ISSN 0160-2527

Mentally disordered offenders may be sent to secure psychiatric hospitals. These settings can resemble carceral spaces, employing high levels of security restricting resident autonomy, expression and social interaction. However, research exploring th... Read More

National survey of training of psychiatrists on advance directives to refuse treatment in relation to bipolar disorder (2017)
Journal Article
Morriss, R., Mudigonda, M., Bartlett, P., Chopra, A., & Jones, S. (in press). National survey of training of psychiatrists on advance directives to refuse treatment in relation to bipolar disorder. BJPsych Bulletin, ISSN 2056-4708

Aims and Methods: To determine features associated with better perceived quality of training for psychiatrists on advance decision-making in the Mental Capacity Act (MCA), and whether the quality or amount of training were associated with positive at... Read More

Stigma, human rights, and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2017)
Book
Bartlett, P. (2017). Stigma, human rights, and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. In W. Roessler, W. Gaebel, & N. Sartorius (Eds.), The stigma of mental illness – end of the story?Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-27839-1_12

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) requires that people with disabilities, including those with mental disabilities (be they psychosocial disabilities/mental health problems or learning disabilities), be a... Read More

Litigation friends or foes?: representation of 'P' before the Court of Protection (2016)
Journal Article
Ruck Keene, A., Bartlett, P., & Allen, N. (2016). Litigation friends or foes?: representation of 'P' before the Court of Protection. Medical Law Review, 24(3), doi:10.1093/medlaw/fww016. ISSN 0967-0742

This paper argues that, properly analysed, the common law and the European Convention on Human Rights (‘ECHR’) march hand in hand with the provisions of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (‘MCA 2005’) so as to impose a set of requirements on litigation fri... Read More

Planning for incapacity by people with bipolar disorder under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (2016)
Journal Article
Bartlett, P., Mudigonda, M., Chopra, A., Morriss, R. K., & Jones, S. (in press). Planning for incapacity by people with bipolar disorder under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 38(3), doi:10.1080/09649069.2016.1228145. ISSN 0964-9069

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 provided a variety of legal mechanisms for people to plan for periods of incapacity for decisions relating to personal care, medical treatment, and financial matters. Little research has however been done to determine the... Read More

Reforming the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS): what is it exactly that we want? (2014)
Journal Article
Bartlett, P. (2014). Reforming the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS): what is it exactly that we want?. ISSN 1360-1326

The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) are the rules by which people who lack mental capacity can be deprived of liberty, most commonly in care homes or hospitals but also in supported accommodation and in the community more broadly. The prese... Read More

Good act, poor implementation: the report of the House of Lords Post-Legislative Scrutiny Committee on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (2014)
Journal Article
Bartlett, P. (2014). Good act, poor implementation: the report of the House of Lords Post-Legislative Scrutiny Committee on the Mental Capacity Act 2005. ISSN 2044-9593

The House of Lords Post-Legislative Scrutiny Committee on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 reported on 13 March 2014. This paper considers the findings and recommendations of the Committee, and in particular its two key recommendations – the establishme... Read More

Re-thinking Herczegfalvy: the ECHR and the control of psychiatric treatment (2012)
Book Chapter
Bartlett, P. (2012). Re-thinking Herczegfalvy: the ECHR and the control of psychiatric treatment. In E. Brems (Ed.), Diversity and human rights: rewriting judgments of the ECHR, 352-381. Cambridge University Press

This chapter forms part of a E Brems (ed.), Diversity and Human Rights: Rewriting Judgments of the ECHR (Cambridge: CUP, forthcoming 2013), in which lawyers and academics re-write judgments of the ECHR in a number of human rights areas. This cha... Read More

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Mental Health Law (2012)
Journal Article
Bartlett, P. (2012). The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Mental Health Law. Modern Law Review, 75(5), doi:10.1111/j.1468-2230.2012.00923.x. ISSN 0026-7961

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) took effect in 2008. This paper discusses a number of flashpoints where the CRPD will require real and significant reconsideration of English mental health and mental capa... Read More

A mental disorder of a kind or degree warranting confinement: examining justifications for psychiatric detention (2012)
Journal Article
Bartlett, P. (2012). A mental disorder of a kind or degree warranting confinement: examining justifications for psychiatric detention. International Journal of Human Rights, 16(6), doi:10.1080/13642987.2012.706008. ISSN 1364-2987

It has long been the case in jurisprudence under the European Convention on Human Rights that mental disorder must be of a certain severity in order to justify detention, but there has been little meaningful debate as to what that means. The questio... Read More

‘Appropriate’ medical treatment: what’s in a word? (2012)
Journal Article
Phull, J., & Bartlett, P. (2012). ‘Appropriate’ medical treatment: what’s in a word?. Medicine, Science and the Law, doi:10.1258/msl.2011.011023. ISSN 0025-8024

Following the amendments in the 2007 Act, there were several revisions made focusing largely on community treatment orders and deprivation of liberty of persons lacking capacity. One of the amendments included a requirement that ‘appropriate treatmen... Read More