Chapter 13. Scenarios J: Mental Capacity and Mental Disorder

  1. Bridgit Dimond

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697665.ch13a

Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity

Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity

How to Cite

Dimond, B. (2008) Scenarios J: Mental Capacity and Mental Disorder, in Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697665.ch13a

Author Information

  1. Emeritus Professor, University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405133593

Online ISBN: 9780470697665

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Keywords:

  • mental capacity;
  • mental disorder;
  • mental capacity act (MCA);
  • mental health act (MHA);
  • alcohol consumption

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Exclusion from Mental Capacity Act (MCA) of patients subject to Part 4 of the Mental Health Act (MHA)

  • Treatment for a physical condition

  • Refusal of treatment by an advance decision

  • Section 58A of the Mental Health Act

  • The role of an LPA where the donor is detained under the MHA

  • Role of deputy when patient detained under the MHA

  • Section 117 accommodation

  • Bournewood situation

  • Inherent jurisdiction of the court

  • References