Alcohol and drug misuse

Helen Miles and Andrew Johns

in Forensic Neuropsychology in Practice

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Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780198566830
Published online July 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191769627 | DOI:
Alcohol and drug misuse

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Chapter 8 briefly examines the relationship between use of alcohol and drugs and offending, including an overview of medico-legal issues, especially that of criminal responsibility, a review of the neuropsychological impact of substance use, and the practical issues in undertaking the neuropsychological assessment of substance users in criminal and civil cases, and in forensic clinical settings.

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Subjects: Psychiatry ; Forensic Psychiatry ; Addiction Medicine

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