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Patients, Psychiatrists and Lawyers: Law and the Mental Health System
Anderson Publishing Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. 1989 - Very Good 1991 2nd printing of 1989 edition, stated. Hard Cover, no DJ, brown boards, gold titles are bright, 779 pages, bibliography of cited material, Table of Cases, 1976 grams/4 lb 6 oz. Bindng is solid; corners are lightly bumped; slight edge wear; underlining, in ink, and highlighting, in turquoise, to about 2 dozen pages; no owner information, gift messages, store stamps, remaimder marks, stains, or moisture damage. CONTENTS: 1. THE RELATIONSHIP OF LAW AND PSYCHIATRY, Historical Development; The Role of the Psychiatrist or Psychologist. 2. MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT; Mental Health Professionals and Evaluation; Psychiatric Diagnosis, Diagnoses and the Extent of Mental Disorders; Psychiatric Treatment and Some Outcome Data; Readings, General Psychiatric References. 3 THE PATIENT-MENTAL HELTH PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIP: Privacy and Confidentiality in Mental Helath Professional's Ethics Codes; Legal Recognition and Enforcement of Privacy and Confidentiality in the Professional Relationship; Testimonial Privileges; The Tarasoff Issue, Duty to Warn; Constitutionally Based Limits On Privacy, Confidentiality and Testimonial. 4. CIVIL COMMITMENT: STANDARDS; In General; Dangerousness; Least Restrictive Alternative; Burden of Proof. 5. CIVIL COMMITMENT PROCEDURES: Voluntary Admissions; Initial Detention; Probable Cause Hearing; Commitment Hearing; Release. 6. MENTAL ABNORMALITY AND CRIMINAL LAW: Philosophical Basis of the Insanity Defense; The Role of Medical Expertise in Shaping the Insanity Defense; Implementation of Policy: the Substantive Tests; Alternatives to the Insanity Defense for Mentally Abnormal Offenders; The Insanity Defense and Expert Testimony; Disposition of Defendants Acquitted on the Basis of the Insanity Defense; Competency to be Tried; Compentency to Waive Constitutional Rights; Competency to Face Capital Punishment; Use of Statements Made to Mental Healthy Professionals, Constitutional Implications. 7 HOSPITALIZATION ISSUES: The Right to Treatment; The Right to Refuse Treatment; Residual Liberties. 8 COMPETENCE: Competence to Contract; Competence in Tort; Competence to Manage One's Affairs. Will gift wrap, no charge, just state the occasion. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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