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Clinical Psychiatry and the Law Books

  • Autor: Robert I. Simon
  • Editor: American Psychiatric Press Inc.
  • Relaese Date: 14 July 2003
  • ISBN: 1585621676
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 652 pages
  • File Size: 12MB
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Description Clinical Psychiatry and the Law de Robert I. Simon:

Updates to this edition: * Clinical and legal issues in the use of clozapine in treatment of schizophrenia* Clinical information and new cases involving tardive dyskinesia* Changes in civil and criminal law regarding right to refuse treatment* An update of clinical guidelines and legal regulations of ECT* An update on suicide risk assessment and new legal cases involving suicide* An update on violence risk assessment and new legal cases involving the duty to protect endangered third parties* New statutes and criminal sanctions regarding sexual misconduct * New statutes limiting the liability of therapists toward third parties who are injured or killed by patients* Changes in the relationship between psychiatrists and nonmedical therapists* Regulatory developments regarding physician impairment* Numerous tables and an updated glossary of legal terms* New section on common terms and abbreviations in legal citations Robert I. Simon, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Program in Psychiatry and Law at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

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