Law, Mental Health, and Mental Disorder / Edition 1

Law, Mental Health, and Mental Disorder / Edition 1

by Bruce D. Sales, Daniel W. Shuman

ISBN-10: 0534340903

ISBN-13: 9780534340902

Pub. Date: 01/17/1996

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This book by two acknowledged leaders in the field offers comprehensive and detailed coverage of law and mental health, ushering in a new era of mental health law.  See more details below


This book by two acknowledged leaders in the field offers comprehensive and detailed coverage of law and mental health, ushering in a new era of mental health law.

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Cengage Learning
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New Edition
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7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS FOR LAW, MENTAL HEALTH, AND MENTAL DISORDER INTERACTIONS. 1. The Newly Emerging Mental Health Law--Bruce D. Sales and Daniel W. Shuman. 2. ''''Why Would I Need a Lawyer?'''' Legal Counsel and Advocacy for People with Mental Disabilities--Jan C. Costello. 3. Mental Health Professional Expertise in the Courtroom--Maureen O''Connor, Bruce D. Sales, and Daniel W. Shuman. PART TWO: MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND THE LAW. 4. Confidentiality in the Psychotherapeutic Relationship--MIchele Smith-Bell and William J. Winslade. 5. Malpractice Liability of Mental Health Professionals and Institutions--Stephen R. Smith. 6. Regulating the Marketplace for Competition Among Mental Health Providers: The Roles of Antitrust Law and State Mandates--Thomas L. Greaney. 7. Legal Influences on the Financing of Mental Health Care--Jeffrey Rubin. PART THREE: MENTAL HEALTH CLIENTS AND THE LAW. 8. The Voluntary Delivery of Mental Health Services in the Community--Michael L. Perlin. 9. Protections for Persons with Mental Disabilities: Americans with Disabilities Act and Related Federal and State Law--Laura F. Rothstein. 10. Guardianship for Incapacitated Persons--Phillip B. Tor and Bruce D. Sales. 11. The Impact of Law on the Delivery of Involuntary Mental Health Services--John Q. La Fond. 12. Issues Relating to Women and Ethnic Minorities in Mental Health Treatment and Law--Susan Stefan. 13. Treatment and Refusal Right in Mental Health: Therapeutic Justice and Clinical Accommodation--Marshall B. Kapp. 14. Compensation for Mental and Emotional Distress--Daniel W. Shuman and Cynthia E. Daley. PART FOUR: OFFENDERS WITH MENTAL DISORDERS AND THE LAW. 15. Incompetency to Proceed in the Criminal Process: Past, Present, and Future--Bruce J. Winick. 16. The Insanity Defense: Deconstructing the Myths and Reconstructing the Jurisprudence--Christopher Slobogin. 17. Dangerousness as a Criterion in the Criminal Process--Alexander D. Brooks. 18. The Incapacitation by Civil Commitment of Pathologically Violent Sex Offenders. 19. Offenders with Mental Disorders in the Criminal Justice-Correctional Process--Fred Cohen. 20. The Mental Health Implications of Crime Victims'' Rights--Richard P. Wiebe. PART FIVE: IMPACT OF THE LAW ON THE MENTAL HEALTH OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES. 21 The Legal Processing of Domestic Violence Cases--Leonore M. J. Simon. 22. The Law''s Response to Child Abuse and Neglect--Catherine M. Brooks. 23. Voluntary Admission and Involuntary Hospitalization of Minors--James W. Ellis. 24. Mental Health Issues in Juvenile Justice--Loren Warboys and Shannan Wilber. 25. Child Custody Decision Making and the Politics of Child Advocacy--Martha Albertson Finerman.

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