American Psychiatric Press Review of Clinical Psychiatry and the Law

American Psychiatric Press Review of Clinical Psychiatry and the Law

by Robert I. Simon
     
 

In keeping with previous volumes in this series, this latest edited collection addresses emerging legal pressure points in clinical psychiatric practice.

Supported by recent references to case law, case vignettes, and useful assessment tools, this volume offers guidelines to clinicians on such issues as establishing an appropriate standard of disclosure in

…  See more details below

Overview

In keeping with previous volumes in this series, this latest edited collection addresses emerging legal pressure points in clinical psychiatric practice.

Supported by recent references to case law, case vignettes, and useful assessment tools, this volume offers guidelines to clinicians on such issues as establishing an appropriate standard of disclosure in informed consent, dealing with the problem of dual loyalties, assessing patient suicide risk, and following proper procedure in the event a patient does commit suicide.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Thirteen essays expand on the practical applications of legal principles important to psychiatrists begun in vol.1. They address four major areas: malpractice, involuntary civil commitment, the violent patient, and the psychiatrist's relationship with nonmedical professionals. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880483766
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
494
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.34(h) x 1.32(d)

What People are saying about this

Phillip J. Resnick

[This book] is a worthwhile investment for any clinician seeking the latest word on malpractice liability trends.

Abraham L. Halpern

[this series] has proven to be of enormous benefit to the practicing psychiatrist seeking to provide high quality and relevant service to his patients and to his consultees... [Dr. Robert Simon] has chosen his authors wisely, and has masterminded and edited a most timely work of comprehensive scope and remarkable thoroughness.

Meet the Author

Robert I. Simon, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Director, Program in Psychiatry and Law, at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. He is board certified in both psychiatry and forensic psychiatry and is engaged in full-time private practice.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >