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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Concise Guide to Psychiatry and the Law for Clinicians 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9781585620241
ISBN: 1585620246
Published: May 2001
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing Inc
Format: Paperback
Price: £20.50



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This volume equips psychiatrists, psychiatric residents and other mental health care professionals with a thorough overview of the clinical management of legal issues in psychiatry. The author encourages psychiatrists to transform the law from adversary to working partners, a partnership that can be turned to clinical account for the benefit of patients.;Beginning with an overview of clinical psychiatry and the law, this pocket guide covers every essential aspect of how law affects the practise of contemporary psychiatry: the doctor-patient relationship, confidentiality and testimonial privilege, informed consent and the right to refuse treatment, psychiatric treatment, seclusion and restraint, involuntary hospitalization, the suicidal patient, the potentially violent patient, and therapist-patient sex.

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Contents:
Clinical psychiatry and the law. The doctor-patient relationship. Confidentiality and testimonial privilege. Informed consent and the right to refuse treatment. Psychiatric treatment. Seclusion and restraint. Involuntary hospitalization. The suicidal patient. The potentially violent patient. Therapist-patient sex: maintaining boundaries. Suggested readings. Glossary of legal terms. Index.