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Law and Mental Disorder: A Comprehensive and Practical Approach

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ISBN13: 9781552211502
Published: May 2013
Publisher: Irwin Law Inc
Country of Publication: Canada
Format: Hardback
Price: Price on Application



Law and Mental Disorder: A Comprehensive and Practical Approach is an encyclopedic medico-legal overview of forensics issues. With 60 chapters, and over 50 contributors, the topics range from an introduction to the legal system for psychiatrists, to pharmacological treatments for sex offenders, to the pathways to conduct disorder amongst children. The book has been written for a professional audience of psychiatrists, resident psychiatrists, and related heath professionals as well as legal professionals (judges, lawyers), and justice system professionals.

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Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Canada
Contents:
Part 1: Being an Expert
Part 2: Pre-Trial Issues
Part 3: Criminal Responsibility and Psychiatric Defences
Part 4: Aggression, Violence, and Dangerousness
Part 5: Dispositions, Sentencing, and Correctional Psychiatry
Part 6: Female Offenders
Part 7: Behavioural Sexology and Impulse Control Disorders
Part 8: Management of Aggression and Inappropriate Sexual Behaviour
Part 9: Young Offenders
Part 10: Victimization
Part 11: Mental Health and Capacity Law
Part 12: Civil Liability and Litigation
Part 13: Forensic Psychiatry in the Workplace
Part 14: Child and Family Law
Part 15: Professional Behaviour
Part 16: Epilogue