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Book: ‘Men in White Coats’: Treatment under Coercion

My book ‘Men in White Coats’: Treatment under Coercion, was published in November 2017. It shows how conventional mental health law discriminates against people with a mental illness when compared to all other patients in healthcare, how such law gives expression to discriminatory stereotypes of people with mental illness, and proposes a non-discriminatory framework, a ‘fusion law, that places all patients on an equal standing. The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is taken into account in establishing the framework.