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The criminalization of mental illness: crisis & opportunity for the justice system

The history of maintaining order with persons with mental illnesses -- The criminalization of persons with mental illnesses -- The law enforcement response to persons with mental illnesses in crises -- Mental health courts discharge planning : diversion & reentry outpatient commitment -- Jail pr...

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Main Author: Slate, Risdon N.
Contributors: Johnson, W. Wesley (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Durham, NC Carolina Academic Press 2008
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:The history of maintaining order with persons with mental illnesses -- The criminalization of persons with mental illnesses -- The law enforcement response to persons with mental illnesses in crises -- Mental health courts discharge planning : diversion & reentry outpatient commitment -- Jail processing of persons with mental illnesses -- Dealing with mental illness in the prison population -- Psychological profiles of criminal justice practitioners : how experiences and attitudes shape the treatment of those with mental illness -- The intersection of mental illness and criminal law
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XVIII, 407 S.
ISBN:1594602689
9781594602689