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Clinical Handbook of Psychiatry & the Law
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date December 27, 2006
Pages 322
Binding Hardcover
Edition 4th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780781778916
ISBN-10 0781778913
Dimensions 1 by 7.25 by 10.25 in.
Weight 1.55 lbs.
Original list price $129.99
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Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this award-winning handbook gives mental health professionals authoritative guidance on how the law affects their clinical practice. Each chapter presents case examples of legal issues that arise in practice, clearly explains the governing legal rules, their rationale, and their clinical impact, and offers concrete action guides to navigating clinico-legal dilemmas. This edition addresses crucial recent developments including new federal rules protecting patients' privacy, regulations minimizing use of seclusion and restraint, liability risks associated with newer psychiatric medications, malpractice risks in forensic psychiatry, and new structured assessment tools for violence risk, suicidality, and decisional capacity.



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With Thomas G. Gutheil, M. D. | 4th edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (December 27, 2006); titled "Clinical Handbook of Psychiatry & the Law"
9780781778916 | details & prices | 322 pages | 7.25 × 10.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $129.99
About: Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this award-winning handbook gives mental health professionals authoritative guidance on how the law affects their clinical practice.
With Thomas G. Cutheil | 3rd edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (May 1, 2000)
9780781720311 | details & prices | 7.25 × 10.25 × 1.00 in. | 2.10 lbs | List price $99.00
About: Now in its thoroughly updated Third Edition, this well known text gives clinicians a full understanding of the impact of law and regulation on the practice of psychiatry.
With Thomas G. Gutheil, M. D. | 2 sub edition from Williams & Wilkins (April 1, 1991)
9780683002379 | details & prices | 7.50 × 10.50 × 1.00 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $75.00
About: A practical and accessible guide to the relationship between psychiatry and the complexities of the legal world.

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