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The Human Rights Act and mental health legislation

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Jonathan Bindman, Section of Community Psychiatry (PRiSM), Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK. Tel: 020 7848 0735; fax: 020 7277 1462; e-mail: j.bindman@iop.kcl.ac.uk

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The Human Rights Act and mental health legislation

  • Jonathan Bindman (a1), Samantha Maingay (a1) and George Szmukler (a1)

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  • Jonathan Bindman (a1), Samantha Maingay (a1) and George Szmukler (a1)
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