The Right to Refuse Mental Health Treatment / Edition 1

The Right to Refuse Mental Health Treatment / Edition 1

by Bruce J. Winick
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557983695
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Law and Public Policy Series
Pages:
427
Product dimensions:
7.23(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.54(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2A Continuum of Intrusiveness23
Ch. 3Psychotherapy29
Ch. 4Behavior Therapy41
Ch. 5Psychotropic Medication61
Ch. 6Electroconvulsive Therapy87
Ch. 7Electronic Stimulation of the Brain97
Ch. 8Psychosurgery103
Ch. 9The Constitution and Other Sources of Legal Limitation on Governmentally Imposed Therapy119
Ch. 10The First Amendment and Mental Health Treatment: Constitutional Protection Against Interference With Mental Processes131
Ch. 11Substantive Due Process and Mental Health Treatment: Constitutional Protection for Bodily Integrity, Mental Privacy, and Individual Autonomy189
Ch. 12Treatment as Punishment: Eighth Amendment Limits on Mental Health Interventions223
Ch. 13Religion-Based Refusal of Treatment: Constitutional Protection for the Free Exercise of Religion243
Ch. 14Are Mental Patients Difference?: Equal Protection Limits on Involuntary Treatment251
Ch. 15Scrutinizing the Government's Interest in Involuntary Treatment269
Ch. 16Scrutiny of the Means Used to Accomplish Governmental Interests311
Ch. 17A Therapeutic Jurisprudence Analysis of the Right to Refuse Mental Health Treatment327
Ch. 18Waiver of the Right to Refuse Treatment: The Requirement of Informed Consent345
Ch. 19Procedural Due Process and Involuntary Therapy: The Right to a Hearing371
Ch. 20The Future of the Right to Refuse Treatment391
Table of Authority403
Index415
About the Author427

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