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The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Mental Health Law
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) took effect in 2008. This paper discusses a number of flashpoints where the CRPD will require real and significant reconsideration of English ...
The use of coercive measures within forensic psychiatry
Introduction: The use of coercive measures within forensic psychiatry has generated much debate across public, professional and academic domains. The use of restraint, seclusion and rapid tranquillisation challenge the key ...
The role of nurses
Meaningful use of service user contributions to professional training courses: whose formulation is it anyway?
Purpose – There is much literature regarding the involvement of service users in the training of mental health professionals, yet there are few specific examples of such initiatives. This paper aims to report an innovative ...
An analysis of Euroqol EQ-5D and Manchester Oxford Foot Questionnaire scores six months following podiatric surgery
In the United Kingdom patient-reported outcome measures (PROMS) have been adopted as a key measure of foot surgery outcomes. The intention of this study was to evaluate the responsiveness of a regional outcome measure; the ...
Not at issue
Comment on the article by Patrick McGorry (see record 2012-06962-004). There is lots of truth in what Professor McGorry says. Policymakers often have to (and should) go well beyond evidence as presented in a review of ...
Qualitative research with staff in forensic settings: A grounded theory example
This book explores applied research methods used in forensic settings – prisons, the probation service, courts and forensic mental health establishments – and provides a comprehensive 'how-to' guide for forensic practitioners ...