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- Author(s)Brendan D. Kelly
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication28/08/2015
- GenreLaw: General & Reference
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAshgate Publishing Limited
- Weight570 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Table Of ContentsContents: Introduction; Mental disorder and human rights; Mental health legislation in England and Ireland: background to current mental health legislation; Human rights and mental health law: international human rights standards for national mental health legislation; United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; Changing the law: the example of Ireland; Human rights and mental health law: an evolving relationship; Conclusions: mental disorder and human rights; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.
- Author BiographyBrendan Kelly is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at University College Dublin and Consultant Psychiatrist at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin. In addition to his medical degree (MB BCh BAO), he holds master's degrees in epidemiology (MSc), healthcare management (MA) and Buddhist studies (MA), as well as doctorates in medicine (MD), history (PhD), governance (DGov) and law (PhD). He is editor-in-chief of the Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine and has published over 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals, nationally and internationally, on topics including mental health law and human rights. In 2011 he was appointed by Ireland's Minister for Disability, Equality and Mental Health to represent the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland on the Expert Group Reviewing the Mental Health Act 2001 and he chaired the Law Committee of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland (2012-2014). He has written various book chapters and books, chiefly relating to the history of mental health law in England and Ireland.
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