Chapter 23 – Residence Capacity

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Abstract Residence capacity can be defined as the capacity someone requires to decide where to live. Its assessment is important in a variety of mental disorders. In this chapter we…

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Chapter 22 – Deprivation of Liberty

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Abstract Historically ‘deprivation of liberty’ has been an elusive and ill-defined concept in health and social care settings. The words themselves are derived from Article 5 of the European Convention…

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Chapter 17 – Palliative Care in Dementia

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Abstract Intimations of death often cause symptoms or syndromes of mental or emotional disorder, of which anxiety and depression are the most common. It is entirely appropriate, therefore, for mental…

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