8. Mental Health Care and Patients' Rights – Are these Two Fields Currently Compatible?
- Thomas W. Kallert1,2,3,
- Juan E. Mezzich4 and
- John Monahan5
Published Online: 30 MAR 2011
Copyright © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects
How to Cite
Kallert, T. W. (2011) Mental Health Care and Patients' Rights – Are these Two Fields Currently Compatible?, in Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects (eds T. W. Kallert, J. E. Mezzich and J. Monahan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470978573.ch8
Park Hospital Leipzig, Department of Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Morawitzstrasse 2, Leipzig, 04289, Germany
Soteria Hospital Leipzig, Morawitzstrasse 4, Leipzig, 04289, Germany
Dresden University of Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Fetscherstrasse 74, Dresden, 01307, Germany
New York University, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 5th Avenue and 100th Street, Box 1093, New York, NY, 10029-6574, USA
University of Virginia, 580 Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22903, USA
- Published Online: 30 MAR 2011
- Published Print: 15 APR 2011
Print ISBN: 9780470660720
Online ISBN: 9780470978573
- Mental health care and patients' rights – are these two fields currently compatible?;
- Can promising initiatives for improving patients' rights be identified?;
- Are there legal areas that need clearer definitions in order to respect patients' rights?;
- randomized controlled trials (RCTs);
- ‘revolving door’
This chapter contains sections titled:
Are the human rights of mental health patients sufficiently guaranteed and respected?
Do new approaches in the field of mental health care endanger patients' rights?
Can promising initiatives for improving patients' rights be identified?
Is autonomy still the supreme principle guiding recent socio-legal developments with regard to mental health care?
Are there legal areas that need clearer definitions in order to respect patients' rights?