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Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Clinical Handbook of Psychiatry and the Law 4th ed isbn 9780781778916

Clinical Handbook of Psychiatry and the Law 3rd ed

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Thomas G. GutheilProfessor of Psychiatry, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA, Paul S. AppelbaumChair of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA

ISBN13: 9780781720311
ISBN: 0781720311
New Edition ISBN: 9780781778916
Published: July 2002
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Now in its thoroughly updated Third Edition, this well known text gives clinicians a full understanding of the impact of law and regulation on the practice of psychiatry. The previous edition was selected for the recommended reading list for the PRITE examination, taken by every psychiatry resident in the final year of training and also received the Guttmacher Award from the American Psychiatric Association as the best book on forensic psychiatry. This edition addresses contemporary concerns regarding liability in managed care. Other cutting-edge issues discussed include ""recovered memory,"" ERISA, advance directives, third party access to records, and actionable issues in patient evaluations

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Contents:
Confidentiality and Privilege Legal Issues in Emergency Psychiatry Legal Issues in Inpatient Psychiatry Malpractice and Other Forms of Liability Competence and Substitute Decision Making Forensic Evaluations Clinicians and Lawyers The Clinician in Court Inde