Mental Health Law in a Nutshell


If you are interested in Mental Health Law, the latest edition of Mental Health Law in a Nutshell is now available on West Academic Digital Library. "This Nutshell introduces you to the broad range of criminal and civil issues in mental health law, including diagnosis of mental illness; expert testimony on mental health issues; civil commitment; competence to stand trial; the insanity defense; various competencies; ethical/legal issues facing mental health professionals, including informed consent, confidentiality, privilege, and malpractice; discrimination against persons with mental illness; financial and medical benefits for disabled persons."

Chapters include, "Confidentiality", " Expert Testimony", "Criminal Law", "Civil Liability of Mental Health Professionals", "Discrimination Against Mentally Ill and Intellectually Disabled" and "Financial and Medical Benefits for Disabled Persons".

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