The Psychiatrist in Court: A Survival Guide / Edition 1

The Psychiatrist in Court: A Survival Guide / Edition 1

by Thomas G. Gutheil
     
 

ISBN-10: 088048764X

ISBN-13: 9780880487641

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

Dr. Gutheil uses examples drawn from hundreds of actual cases and coun tless consultations with colleagues to show you how to deal with the l egal system successfully. Practical, readable, and supportive, The Ps ychiatrist in Court: A Survival Guide contains all the hands-on tips y ou will need to face your courtroom appearance with confidence and apl omb.  See more details below

Overview

Dr. Gutheil uses examples drawn from hundreds of actual cases and coun tless consultations with colleagues to show you how to deal with the l egal system successfully. Practical, readable, and supportive, The Ps ychiatrist in Court: A Survival Guide contains all the hands-on tips y ou will need to face your courtroom appearance with confidence and apl omb.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880487641
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction. The courtroom as foreign country. Some notes on the malpractice situation. The personnel of the courtroom. Types of witnesses. Depositions and how to survive them. The trial itself. Writing for court. Specific roles for the psychiatrist in court. Epilogue. Suggested Readings. Appendix: "Wearing two hats." Index.

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