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Psychiatric aspects

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Tim Squires, Guy Norfolk and Jason Payne-James

in Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199229949
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729812 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199229949.003.0013

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Psychiatric aspects

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Introduction - Definitions of some common terms - Anxiety disorders - Mood disorders - Psychotic illness - Learning disability - Psychiatric illness, alcohol, and drugs - Violent/disturbed behaviour - Assessment of the mental state - Assessment of suicide risk - Fitness for interview - Fitness to be charged/plead - Mental capacity and the 2005 Act - Mental health legislation - Compulsory hospitalization - Sections 136 and 135 (Mental Health Act 1983) - Diversion from the criminal justice system - Forensic psychiatry - Forensic psychology

Chapter.  11155 words. 

Subjects: Forensic Medicine

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