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This index section of the book contains a list of terms that are mentioned in the book. The section also includes a list of publications concerning international studies in human rights. The book provides a clear, readable and authoritative analysis of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) provisions of particular relevance to those suffering from mental disability and of the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECtHR) developing case-law, focusing on the key areas of detention, treatment and guardianship. In addition, it contains a valuable summary of the practice and procedures of the Strasbourg Court, as well as addressing the special and complex problems faced by lawyers representing persons with mental disabilities.

Keywords: detention; ECtHR; European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR); guardianship; mental disabilities; treatment



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