Clinical Psychiatry and the Law
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Robert I. Simon
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Clinical Psychiatry and the Law by Robert I. Simon
Book DescriptionUpdates to this edition: * Clinical and legal issues in the use of clozapine in treatment of schizophrenia* Clinical information and new cases involving tardive dyskinesia* Changes in civil and criminal law regarding right to refuse treatment* An update of clinical guidelines and legal regulations of ECT* An update on suicide risk assessment and new legal cases involving suicide* An update on violence risk assessment and new legal cases involving the duty to protect endangered third parties* New statutes and criminal sanctions regarding sexual misconduct * New statutes limiting the liability of therapists toward third parties who are injured or killed by patients* Changes in the relationship between psychiatrists and nonmedical therapists* Regulatory developments regarding physician impairment* Numerous tables and an updated glossary of legal terms* New section on common terms and abbreviations in legal citations
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781585621675
(229mm x 152mm x 32mm)
Imprint: American Psychiatric Press Inc.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Publish Date: 14-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert I. Simon
American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Suicide Assessment and Management, Hardback (April 2012)
This new edition of Textbook of Suicide Assessment and Management follows the natural sequence of events in evaluating and treating patients: assessment, major mental disorders, treatment, treatment settings, special populations, special topics, prevention, and the aftermath of suicide.
Preventing Patient Suicide, Paperback (August 2010)
Provides the wisdom of the author's clinical experience, combined with the latest insights from the evidence-based psychiatric literature, to offer a cutting-edge survey of suicide prevention and management techniques. Dr. Simon provides a nuanced, empathic, yet pragmatic perspective on identifying, assessing, and managing the suicidal patient.
Study Guide to Forensic Psychiatry, Paperback (May 2010)» View all books by Robert I. Simon
Study Guide to Forensic Psychiatry is a question-and-answer companion that allows you to evaluate your mastery of the subject matter as you progress through The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Forensic Psychiatry, Second Edition.
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Author Biography - Robert I. Simon
Robert I. Simon, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Program in Psychiatry and Law at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C.
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