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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: 52 degrees south: mental health services in the Falkland Islands
Author(s): Rimicans, Karen
McInerny, Tim
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Keywords: Psychiatry and Mental health
Issue Date: May-2018
Date Deposited: 12-Aug-2022
Citation: Rimicans K & McInerny T (2018) 52 degrees south: mental health services in the Falkland Islands. BJPsych International, 15 (2), pp. 30-33.
Abstract: This article discusses the factors that have shaped the development of the new mental health legislation within the Falkland Islands. The process of implementing new legislation within this remote island community is discussed, including the aspirations underlying the new legislation, the management of psychiatric emergencies. and the needs of the clinical team.
DOI Link: 10.1192/bji.2017.15
Rights: © The Authors 2018. This is an Open Access article, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons AttributionNonCommercial-NoDerivatives licence (, which permits non-commercial re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is unaltered and is properly cited. The written permission of Cambridge University Press must be obtained for commercial re-use or in order to create a derivative work.
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