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Reviewing long-term antidepressants can reduce drug burden: a prospective observational cohort study (2012)
Journal Article
Johnson, C. F., Macdonald, H. J., Atkinson, P., Buchanan, A. I., Downes, N., & Dougall, N. (2012). Reviewing long-term antidepressants can reduce drug burden: a prospective observational cohort study. British Journal of General Practice, 62(604), 773-779. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp12x658304

BACKGROUND: Antidepressant prescribing continues to rise. Contributing factors are increased long-term prescribing and possibly the use of higher selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI) doses. AIM: To review general practice patients prescr... Read More about Reviewing long-term antidepressants can reduce drug burden: a prospective observational cohort study.

Accessing and maintaining legal representation for persons with mental disorder (2010)
Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2010). Accessing and maintaining legal representation for persons with mental disorder. SCOLAG : Scottish Legal Action Group bulletin, 393, 143

It is vital that a person with mental disorder has equal access to the law without discrimination, whether or not they have capacity. This article examines issues relating to mental disordered persons and legal service provision. In particular it con... Read More about Accessing and maintaining legal representation for persons with mental disorder.

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Possible implications for Scotland for persons with mental disorder (2009)
Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2009). United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Possible implications for Scotland for persons with mental disorder. Green's Scottish Human Rights Journal, 47, 2

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Dis­abilities ("CRPD") and its Optional Protocol1 came into force on May 3,2008 and the UK government ratified them on June 8, 2009 and August 7, 2009 respectively This fol­lowed a lengthy drafting proc... Read More about United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Possible implications for Scotland for persons with mental disorder.

From avoidance to acceptance: Mental health and the role of human rights in Europe. (2007)
Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2007). From avoidance to acceptance: Mental health and the role of human rights in Europe. SCOLAG : Scottish Legal Action Group bulletin, 356, 119-125

Jill Stavert, Lecturer in law at Napier University, reviews the treatment of mental health as a social and political issue and identified challenges still to be met.