project . 2015 - 2018 . Closed

Frequent detainees under Section 136 of the Mental Health Act: An exploration of the phenomenon of repeated detention and practitioner developed innovations using realistic evaluation.

Wellcome Trust
  • Funder: Wellcome TrustProject code: 108671
  • Funded under: Social Science and Bioethics Funder Contribution: 82,327 GBP
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    05 Oct 2015
    End Date
    31 Dec 2018
Description
The goal of this PhD is to produce a unique and comprehensive analysis of the psychosocial characteristics of those repeatedly detained under Section 136 of the Mental Health Act. A systematic review will first be conducted, drawing on relevant bodies of literature relating to Section 136, values based practice, frequent attendance at other frontline services, complex psychological and social needs and relevant policy and guidance documents. The next goal will be a detailed investigation into a range of interventions that have been developed by practitioners in order to reduce repeated detentions. This will incorporate interviews with those involved in the devel...
Description
The goal of this PhD is to produce a unique and comprehensive analysis of the psychosocial characteristics of those repeatedly detained under Section 136 of the Mental Health Act. A systematic review will first be conducted, drawing on relevant bodies of literature relating to Section 136, values based practice, frequent attendance at other frontline services, complex psychological and social needs and relevant policy and guidance documents. The next goal will be a detailed investigation into a range of interventions that have been developed by practitioners in order to reduce repeated detentions. This will incorporate interviews with those involved in the devel...
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