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Ethics and forensic psychiatry

Thomas G. Gutheil

in Psychiatric Ethics

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234318
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754548 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199234318.003.0022

Series: International Perspectives in Philosophy & Psychiatry

Ethics and forensic psychiatry

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Chapter 22 discusses forensic psychiatry as a sub-speciality of psychiatry in which scientific and clinical expertise is applied in legal contexts embracing civil, criminal, correctional, regulatory or legislative matters, and in specialized consultations in areas such as risk assessment or employment.

Chapter.  8388 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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