Mental Health

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Fighting For Space

How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction

North America is in the grips of a drug epidemic. While deaths across the continent soar, Travis Lupick’s Fighting for Space explains the concept of harm reduction as a crucial component of … 408 View

Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

A Primer for Legal and Mental Health Professionals

Canada’s criminal courts have struggled to deal effectively with the increase in mentally disordered accused. In 2017, we mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the proclamation of Bill C-30, … ; 425 View
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Basic Psychiatric Terms and Concepts

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter introduces basic terms and concepts within the discipline of psychiatry as they arise in the course of dealing with mentally disordered accused. ; 44 $4.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Fighting For Space

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In America today, overdose deaths are the highest they have ever been. Heroin has reached the middle class and suburban America. At the same time, public opinion has turned against the war on … 18 $0.18 Add
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Psychiatric Consultation and Evidence

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter provides an introduction to fundamentals of psychiatrict consultation and evidence, including the role of the psychiatric consultant, the psychiatrist-lawyer relationship, and uses … ; 27 $2.70 Add
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Toledo, Ohio

From: Fighting For Space

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The city of Toledo, Ohio, wakes up to a growing ‘public health crisis’. In 2014, over a thousand people died of heroin-related overdoses in the state of Ohio. A disproportionate … 20 $0.40 Add
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Children’s Rights and Health Law

The “Mature Minor” Rule Revisited

From: Children and the Law

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Review of the “mature minor” rule from the Supreme Court of Canada decision of A.C. v. Manitoba (Director of Child and Family Services). 17 $1.70 Add
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Fitness to Stand Trial

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter offers an introduction and brief history of the fitness to stand trial rules. ; 77 $7.70 Add
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Hundred Block Rock

From: Fighting For Space

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In the 1990s and early 2000s, Bud Osborn was part of a grassroots group of addicts who transformed how the City of Vancouver treats people addicted to drugs. He helped pioneer North … 25 $0.50 Add
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A Chance Encounter

From: Fighting For Space

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This chapter retraces the early years of activists Liz Evans and Mark Townsend. Also the inception of The Portland Hotel at Downtown Eastside in Vancouver, which later evolved into PHS Community … 22 $0.44 Add
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Pre-Trial Issues

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter looks at pre-trial issues, including bail and psychiatric assessments. ; 10 $1.00 Add
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Criminal Responsibility

Part I

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter examines the not criminally responsible defence on account of a mental disorder, specifically forms of automatism. ; 39 $3.90 Add
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Hotel of Last Resort

From: Fighting For Space

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In 1993, Liz Evans and Mark Townsend were trying to secure housing for some of the neighbourhood’s most difficult tenants. A community ravaged by drug abuse and disease that every level of … 34 $1.02 Add
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Criminal Responsibility

Part II

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter examines the not criminally responsible defence on account of a mental disorder, specifically forms of intoxication, irresistible impulse, provocation, and self-defence. ; 17 $1.70 Add
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Rat Park

From: Fighting For Space

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This chapter highlights the research done by experimental psychologists since the 1960s in the addiction studies. Taking Skinner’s Box and juxta positioning it against the Rat Park … 23 $0.46 Add
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Growing Up Radical

From: Fighting For Space

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This chapter introduces Ann Livingston. A single mother on welfare, Livingston moved to the Downtown Eastside with her three boys in 1993, and was moved to act by the sight of people shooting up … 20 $0.40 Add