Counter-terrorism and psychiatry

Author(s):
Dr Raj Persaud interviews Dr Jonathan Hurlow

Duration:
34 minutes

Credits:
0.5

Published:
October 2019

Type:
Podcast

CPD domain:
Professional

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The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 states that specified authorities, including healthcare bodies, must ‘have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism.’ In this podcast Dr Jonathan Hurlow identifies how psychiatrists and other mental health professionals can carry out this duty, and how they can work within the Government’s wider framework in cases where potential risks are identified.

 

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