Description - Clinical Psychiatry and the Law by Robert I. Simon
Updates to this edition: Â Clinical and legal issues in the use of clozapine in treatment of schizophreniaÂ Clinical information and new cases involving tardive dyskinesiaÂ Changes in civil and criminal law regarding right to refuse treatmentÂ An update of clinical guidelines and legal regulations of ECTÂ An update on suicide risk assessment and new legal cases involving suicideÂ An update on violence risk assessment and new legal cases involving the duty to protect endangered third partiesÂ New statutes and criminal sanctions regarding sexual misconduct Â New statutes limiting the liability of therapists toward third parties who are injured or killed by patientsÂ Changes in the relationship between psychiatrists and nonmedical therapistsÂ Regulatory developments regarding physician impairmentÂ Numerous tables and an updated glossary of legal termsÂ New section on common terms and abbreviations in legal citations
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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.