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American Psychiatric Press Review of Clinical Psychiatry and the Law
     

American Psychiatric Press Review of Clinical Psychiatry and the Law

by Robert I. Simon
 

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ISBN-10: 088048375X

ISBN-13: 9780880483759

Pub. Date: 10/01/1989

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

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

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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880483759
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/1989
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Assessing Suicide Risk. Clinical risk management of suidical patients: assessing the unpredictable. Psychiatric Hospitalization: Ethical and Legal Dilemmas. Risk management in Veterans Administration mental health clinics. Choices in administrative psychiatry: risk and liability in decision making. Psychiatric hospital liability for suicide. Recent trends in psychiatric liability. Perspectives on Dual Loyalties in the Practice of Psychiatry. Introduction to dual loyalties. Conflicting loyalties in the practice of psychiatry: some philosophical reflections. The lessons from history: physicians' dual loyalty in the Nazi death camps. Death row inmates: evaluation and treatment. High noon in the courtroom: an overview of the psychiatric expert as hired gun. Correctional psychiatry. Dual loyalties in custody cases and elsewhere in child and adolescent psychiatry. The psychiatrist-administrator in the economic crossfire. Dual loyalties: conclusion. Informed Consent in the Practice of Psychiatry: Features. Recent legal developments and psychiatry. Expert opinion: a case of therapist-patient sexual misconduct. The psychiatrist in the courtroom: the trial of a sexual misconduct case. Index of cases.

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