Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

Book of the Month

Cover of Goode on Commercial Law

Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
Price: £170.00

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...

Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online


Forensic Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal & Ethical Issues

ISBN13: 9780750623179
ISBN: 0750623179
Published: March 1995
Publisher: Elsevier Butterworth Heinemann
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Out Of Print
Covers a range of issues concerned with the interaction between law and psychiatry. The text focuses on mentally-disordered offenders, but also deals with related problems such as victims of offenders, accidents and compensation matters.

The law, adult mental disorder and the psychiatrist; a comparative survey of medico-legal systems; the courts and bodies overseeing and administrating the laws in the UK; juveniles - laws and facilities in UK; the psychosocial milieu of the offender; organic disorders; psychosis, violence, crime; personality disorders; deception, self-deception and dissociation; addictions and dependences - their associations with offending; non-psychotic violence; disordered and offensive sexual behaviour; 95 percent of crime; female offenders; dangerousness; treatment and management issues; forensic psychiatry for the health service of England and Wales; non-medical settings; secure institutions - their characteristics and problems; psychiatric reports for legal purposes; ethics in forensic psychiatry; victims and survivors. Appendices: list of cases; Acts of Parliament.