Forensic Psychiatry (Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Psychiatry)
Forensic Psychiatry is an essential guide on the clinical, legal, and ethical issues for the treatment of mentally disordered offenders, covering all of the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland jurisdictions. It is written by a group of experts from law and psychiatry, including Nigel Eastman, who has dealt with high-profile legal cases. This comprehensive guide includes clinical observations, guidance, and ethical advice on all aspects of forensic psychiatry, making it highly useful for mental health and legal professionals. The book contains clear guidance on navigating the interface between psychiatry and law, along with case examples, relevant legislation summaries, ethical approaches, and clinical observations drawn from the authors’ experience. The book has brief summaries of important legal cases and inquiries related to the subject.
- Publisher: Oxford University Press; Reprint edition (June 25, 2019)
- Language: English
- File size: 720 pages
- ISBN-10: 0198843399
- ISBN-13: 978-0198843399