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in Immigrants as outsiders in the two Irelands
Mirrored narratives of sanity and madness

sane?’ she asked one psychiatrist. ‘I don’t always’, he admitted. ‘I don’t think I should.’144 52 DESTIGMATISING MENTAL ILLNESS? Notes 1 R. Porter, A Social History of Madness: Stories of the Insane (London, 1999), p. 4. See also R. Porter, ‘Hearing the mad. Communication and excommunication’, in L. de Goei and J. Vijselaar (eds), Proceedings of the First European Congress on the History of Psychiatry and Mental Health Care (Amsterdam, 1993), pp. 338–52, and R. Porter (ed.), The Faber Book of Madness (London, 1991). Other influential works which focus on

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responsibility on doctors implementing compulsory detentions, rather than the courts, and its recommendations were embedded into the Mental Health Act 1959.231 The Act placed a new emphasis on community care, and its aims were to reduce the number of inpatients immediately and, in the long term, to change the course of mental health care provision. The Act unreservedly damned overcrowding as an organisational malpractice, that produced in itself a great deal of ill health. Furthermore, it introduced the concept of ‘informal’ patients; these were to be treated in outpatient

in ‘Curing queers’
Treatment, punishment, or preventive confinement?

discrimination (equality), and access to high quality mental health services (entitlement).4 These principles are enshrined in international law in treaties and declarations that directly apply to the rights of persons with mental illness. In 1991, the United Nations adopted Principles for the Protection of Persons with Mental Illness and for the Improvement of Mental Health Care (the MI Principles).5 The MI Principles include a preference for community care; the right to the least restrictive environment; clear standards and natural justice for compulsory admission; legal

in Incarceration and human rights

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in The economics of disability

statistics: and sex and drugs and rock ‘n’ roll. London: Sage. Salsburg, D. (2001) The lady tasting tea: how statistics revolutionized science in the twentieth century. New York: W.H. Freeman. Grundy, A.C., Bee, P., Meade, O., Callaghan, P., Beatty, S., Ollevent, N. and Lovell, K. (2016) Bringing meaning to user involvement in mental health care planning: a qualitative exploration of service user perspectives. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 23:12-21. 70 BEE (RESEARCH) PRINT.indd 70 11/05/2018 16:15

in A research handbook for patient and public involvement researchers
Science shops and policy development

questions (such as, for example, the issue of local air quality) were the key elements of this EC call. The call was widely publicized by the network and a total of twenty-seven eligible applications were received, indicating the strength and diversity of the science shop movement, with four projects eventually being funded. These dealt with health effects of noise from wind turbines; cycling and air pollution; optimizing public transport for the elderly; and mental health care for immigrant communities. Even where these applications were unsuccessful, productive networks

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