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Psychological Injury

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ISBN13: 9781858113371
ISBN: 1858113377
Published: March 2005
Publisher: XPL Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £44.00



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This aim of this book is to demystify the medical and legal aspects of bringing a claim for psychological injuries. In this respect it has two potential audiences. Firstly, lawyers and claims handlers for whom it is hoped that it will help to explain the terms which appear in medical reports and often appear as incomprehensible technical jargon and concepts. Hopefully it will set them on the road to asking the right questions and making the right assessments in the litigation.

Second, it is aimed at medical practitioners who may enter the medico-legal world and whilst their expertise is in no doubt, may have questions as to what may be expected of them in a different forum. It is hoped that it will provide them with guidance as to the sorts of issues they will be expected to address in the legal process.

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Subjects:
Personal Injury Law
Contents:
SECTION I:; PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS
1.Classification of Psychological Disorders
2.Causation and Attribution
3.Maximising the Reliability of Evidence: Detecting or Preventing Deception
4.Treatment and Prognosis
5.Resolving Evidential Conflict

SECTION II;: LEGAL ASPECTS
6.Legal basis of claims for psychological injuries
7.Translating Clinical Opinion into Quantum
8.Civil Procedure

SECTION III:; CONCLUSION
9.Psychological Assessment into the 21st Century