The Mental Health Act 1983 : Options for the Sentencing Court
 

The Mental Health Act 1983 : Options for the Sentencing Court  

created by Diamondsa… on 10 Apr 15
Very hard level (38% of success)    30 questions - 68 players
A quiz about the sentencing options available and the treatment of mentally disordered offenders.
 
1
What have statistics and research shown?
   
   
   
   
   
2
Percentage of men in prison with previous psychiatric admission?
   
   
   
   
   
3
Percentage of women in prison that have symptoms including psychosis?
   
   
   
   
   
4
Percentage of women in prison who had previously received treatment for mental health problems?
   
   
   
   
   
5
Percentage of men in prison with personality disorders?
   
   
   
   
   
6
Percentage of women in prison with anxiety or depression?
   
   
   
   
   
7
Percentage of men in general population with anxiety or depression?
   
   
   
   
   
8
Percentage of women in prison who have attempted suicide?
   
   
   
   
   
9
What is Government policy for the treatment of mentally disordered offenders?
   
   
   
   
   
10
When did Lord Bradley write his review?
   
   
   
   
   
11
Where is a mental disordered defined in the MHA 1983?
   
   
   
   
   
12
Who is not considered mentally disordered under s 1(2A)?
   
   
   
   
   
13
What is a mental disorder?
   
   
   
   
   
14
What is a learning disability?
   
   
   
   
   
15
Which section contains Hospital Order provisions?
   
   
   
   
   
16
Which section contains restriction order provisions?
   
   
   
   
   
17
Which section contains Hospital and Limitation Directions?
   
   
   
   
   
18
Which section contains provisions relating to removal to hospital?
   
   
   
   
   
19
How many doctors must confirm that someone is suffering from a mental disorder in order for there to be a hospital order?
   
   
   
   
   
20
Within what time frame must someone be admitted to hospital?
   
   
   
   
   
21
Which section contains provisions for dangerous offenders?
   
   
   
   
   
22
Which Act and sections contain provisions relating to mental health treatment as part of a community sentence?
   
   
   
   
   
23
What percentage of women in prison have had previous psychiatric admission?
   
   
   
   
   
24
What percentage of men in prison have symptoms including psychosis?
   
   
   
   
   
25
What percentage of men in prison had previously received treatment for mental health problems?
   
   
   
   
   
26
What percentage of women in prison have personality disorders?
   
   
   
   
   
27
What percentage of men in prison have anxiety or depression?
   
   
   
   
   
28
What percentage of the general population has anxiety or depression?
   
   
   
   
   
29
What percentage of women in the general population have anxiety or depression?
   
   
   
   
   
30
What percentage of men in prison have attempted suicide?
   
   
   
   
   

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