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Published by American Psychiatric Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

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  • United States.,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Psychiatrists -- Malpractice -- United States.,
  • Psychiatrists -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
  • Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- United States.,
  • Psychotherapist and patient -- United States.,
  • Malpractice -- United States.,
  • Psychiatry -- United States -- legislation.

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert I. Simon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF2910.P753 S48 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 519 p. ;
Number of Pages519
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2723626M
ISBN 100880482001
LC Control Number86017234

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  Eight years after the publication of the last version, the fourth edition of Clinical Handbook of Psychiatry and the Law lives up to the reputation established in prior renderings. Authored by AAPL Past Presidents and past Guttmacher Award winners Paul S. Appelbaum and Thomas Gutheil, this book is a reference designed to assist its readers in competently navigating the evolving terrain that is Author: LaRissa Chism.   In their latest collaboration, Clinical Manual of Psychiatry and Law, noted forensic psychiatrist Dr. Robert Simon and legal scholar Daniel Shuman, both recipients of the Guttmacher Award, have created a unique, practical reference to enable psychiatrists to transform the impact of the law on their clinical practices from an adversary to a working : American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated. Written by two renowned leaders in the field, the much-anticipated fifth edition of Clinical Handbook of Psychiatry and the Law offers mental health professionals authoritative guidance on how today's law affects clinical practice. Each chapter in this award-winning reference presents case examples of legal issues often seen in day-to-day practice; clearly explains the governing legal rules Price: $ In their latest collaboration, Clinical Manual of Psychiatry and Law, noted forensic psychiatrist Dr. Robert Simon and legal scholar Daniel Shuman, both recipients of the Guttmacher Award, have created a unique, practical reference to enable psychiatrists to transform the impact of the law on their clinical practices from an adversary to a working partner.

Clinical Manual of Psychiatry and Law is an invaluable contribution for psychiatrists developing good clinical practices as well as those who may have such practices in place but are unaware of the legal bases upon which these practices rest. This book will strengthen the understanding of the legal and clinical reasons for these practices and Author: Liza Gold. 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. The book offers a treasure chest of useful information in the form of both case citations with discussion and practical advice that psychiatrists can follow in rendering. by Paul S. Appelbaum and Thomas G. Gutheil Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, pages • $ (hardcover) I first read the third edition of Clinical Handbook of Psychiatry and the Law during my residency, and it had a strong influence on my decision to enter forensic psychiatry. I have subsequently used the text to teach residents about some of the forensic issues commonly Cited by: 2. Genre/Form: Legislation: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Simon, Robert I. Clinical psychiatry and the law. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, ©

  The Clinical Manual of Psychiatry and the Law is an attempt to meet this need. Authored by Manfred S. Guttmacher Award winners Robert I. Simon and Daniel W. Shuman, the book outlines a legal foundation for competent psychiatric : Cheryl D. Wills. A practical guide to the clinical management of legal issues in psychiatric practice. Clinical vignettes, legal cases and a question-and-answer format are featured. Interest on the part of psychiatrists in issues involving psychiatry and the law has risen sharply since the last revision of this excellent book a decade ns about patient privacy and confidentiality or the lack thereof, limitations imposed by managed care, and the effects of AIDS have all contributed to the concerns of psychiatrists as well as legislators, courts, and regulatory Cited by: 5. It is a good book. Accolades to Dr. Simon.—American Journal of Psychiatry. Overall, this informative book (and series of volumes edited by Simon) will provide a good, broad-spectrum education and add to the sophistication of the psychiatric reader concerning the trends in the law and its oft-dubious rationale.—Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.