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Substituted decision makers and the interaction between the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and Mental Health (Care and Treatment)(Scotland) Act 2003

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Stavert, J. (2014)
Substituted decision makers and the interaction between the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and Mental Health (Care and Treatment)(Scotland) Act 2003. Mental Capacity Law Newsletter, 42, 29-31
It is sometimes the case that separate pieces of legislation which, in some respects, cover similar issues, produce anomalies. This would appear to be the case with the Adults...

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Possible implications for Scotland for persons with mental disorder

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Stavert, J. (2009)
United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Possible implications for Scotland for persons with mental disorder. Green's Scottish Human Rights Journal, 47, 2
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Dis­abilities ("CRPD") and its Optional Protocol1 came into force on May 3,2008 and the UK government ratified them on June 8, ...

The right to life, and to proper inquiries on death: A human rights perspective on the investigation of deaths of psychiatric patients in Scotland?

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Patrick, H., Stavert, J., & Malcolm, J. (2012)
The right to life, and to proper inquiries on death: A human rights perspective on the investigation of deaths of psychiatric patients in Scotland?. Juridical Review, 1, 51
No abstract available.

"It's Just the Abuse that Needs to Stop": Professional Framing of Sibling Relationships in a Grounded Theory Study of Social Worker Decision Making Following Sibling Sexual Behavior

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Yates, P. (2019)
"It's Just the Abuse that Needs to Stop": Professional Framing of Sibling Relationships in a Grounded Theory Study of Social Worker Decision Making Following Sibling Sexual Behavior. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 29(2), https://doi.org/10.1080/10538712.2019.1692399
Sibling abuse is a global problem, arguably the most prevalent form of family violence, and as harmful as other familial abuse. There is evidence internationally that sibling ...

From avoidance to acceptance: Mental health and the role of human rights in Europe.

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Stavert, J. (2007)
From avoidance to acceptance: Mental health and the role of human rights in Europe. SCOLAG : Scottish Legal Action Group bulletin, 356, 119-125
Jill Stavert, Lecturer in law at Napier University, reviews the treatment of mental health as a social and political issue and identified challenges still to be met.

Accessing and maintaining legal representation for persons with mental disorder

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2010)
Accessing and maintaining legal representation for persons with mental disorder. SCOLAG : Scottish Legal Action Group bulletin, 393, 143
It is vital that a person with mental disorder has equal access to the law without discrimination, whether or not they have capacity. This article examines issues relating to ...

Deaths by suicide and their relationship with general and psychiatric hospital discharge: 30-year record linkage study

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Dougall, N., Lambert, P., Maxwell, M., Dawson, A., Sinnott, R., McCafferty, S., …Springbett, A. (2014)
Deaths by suicide and their relationship with general and psychiatric hospital discharge: 30-year record linkage study. The British journal of psychiatry, 204(4), 267-273. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.112.122374
Background: Studies have rarely explored suicides completed following discharge from both general and psychiatric hospital settings. Such research might identify additional op...

Deprivation of Liberty and Persons with Incapacity: The Cheshire West Ruling

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2015)
Deprivation of Liberty and Persons with Incapacity: The Cheshire West Ruling. Edinburgh Law Review, 19(1), 129-134. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2015.0257
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Added Value: Using Human Rights to Support Psychiatric Advance Statements

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Stavert, J. (2013)
Added Value: Using Human Rights to Support Psychiatric Advance Statements. Edinburgh Law Review, 17(2), 210-223. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2013.0155
Patient autonomy, regarded as a fundamental principle underlying medical ethics,1 is reinforced by numerous international instruments. Integral to this is advance treatment pl...

Deprivation of liberty and adults with incapacity: A Scottish Perspective

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2014)
Deprivation of liberty and adults with incapacity: A Scottish Perspective. Mental Capacity Law Newsletter, 41,
No abstract available.