Mental Health and Human Rights

Mental Health and Human Rights

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People with mental disorders often suffer the worst conditions of life - a problem exacerbated by social stigma. In practice, the international community still tends to prioritise human rights in a manner that largely ignores mental health, which in turn remains in the shadow of physical-health programs. This book is the first comprehensive survey of the mental health/human rights relationship. It examines the relationships and histories of mental health and human rights, and their interconnections with law, culture, ethnicity, class, economics, biology, and stigma. It investigates the responsibilities of states in securing the rights of those with mental disabilities, the predicaments of specific vulnerable groups, and the challenge of promoting and protecting mental health in general.... the other offensive.70 In particular, the defensive enterprise was to create the SERE training programme for US military personnel ... 67 See, for example, Ionathan H Marks (2010) a#39;A Neuroskeptica#39;s Guide to Neuroethics and National Securitya#39;, Am. j. ... 33(9), 616-625, at alt; PMCl806204/pdf/ bullnyacadmed00378-0046.pdfagt;, ... 70 The author does not consider the offensive application here, in particular, the CIAa#39;s exploration of psychoa€” logicalanbsp;...

Title:Mental Health and Human Rights
Author:Michael Dudley, Derrick Silove, Fran Gale
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2012-06-21


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