Mental Health and Disability in a Nutshell / Edition 1

Mental Health and Disability in a Nutshell / Edition 1

by Donald H. Hermann
     
 

Expert coverage deals with civil commitment, as well as hearings to determine fitness for trial or execution. Examines criminal defenses and sentencing as they relate to the mental capacity of defendants. Overviews categories of mental health professionals, including the scope of their work, liscensing, and discipline. Discusses the major psychiatric disorders.

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Expert coverage deals with civil commitment, as well as hearings to determine fitness for trial or execution. Examines criminal defenses and sentencing as they relate to the mental capacity of defendants. Overviews categories of mental health professionals, including the scope of their work, liscensing, and discipline. Discusses the major psychiatric disorders. Clinical psychiatric evidence is examined, including a review of admissibility of evidence, qualifying experts, and establishing a basis for clinical opinion. Medical malpractice and negligence are also examined.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314065469
Publisher:
West Academic
Publication date:
06/01/1997
Series:
Nutshell
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
375
Sales rank:
1,410,156
Product dimensions:
4.80(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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