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Women with a serious psychiatric disorder should be in hospital, not in prison. They have special needs as a result of their mental disorder, are even more disadvantaged by being categorised purely as offenders. The text highlights important issues andquestions, assumptions, psychiatric and legal practice in a compelling way. It aims to inform and to promote awareness of, the action about, an unacceptable situation. This topical book will interest anyone who wants to know more of the process andresult of sending mentally disordered women to prison. Most of all, it will stimulate the many professionals involved to realise how much they can do to initiate and implement a range of fundamental changes. Tony Maden is a lecturer in the Departmentof Forensic Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, London. He has developed a special interest in the improvement of medical services for prisoners, with particular reference to mental disorder.
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Tony Maden: MD MRCPsych , Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London UK.
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Book Description CRC Press. Condition: Good. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, but in good overall condition. Seller Inventory # Z1-K-008-01441
Book Description CRC Press, 1995. Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Seller Inventory # 5322399
Book Description CRC Press, 1995. Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In good all round condition. Seller Inventory # 5735372