Mental health law in the community: thinking about Africa

Bartlett, Peter and Jenkins, Rachel and Kiima, David (2011) Mental health law in the community: thinking about Africa. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 5 (21). ISSN 1752-4458

PDF - Requires a PDF viewer such as GSview, Xpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader

Official URL:


The new United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities creates a new paradigm for mental health law, moving from a focus on institutional care to a focus on community-based services and treatment. This article considers implementation of this approach in Africa.

Item Type:Article
Schools/Departments:Faculty of Social Sciences, Law and Education > School of Law
ID Code:1554
Deposited By:Bartlett, Peter
Deposited On:25 Nov 2011 17:44
Last Modified:25 Nov 2011 17:44

Repository Staff Only: item control page