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Mental health and human rights: challenges for a new millennium

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 June 2014

Brendan D Kelly*
Stanley Research Foundation (Ireland), Cluain Mhuire Family Centre, Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland
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