Forensic psychiatry : clinical, legal and ethical issues /

Other Authors: Gunn, John, (Editor), Taylor, Pamela J. (Editor)
Format: Taylor Francis eBooks
Language:English
Published: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2014]
Edition:Second edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Criminal and civil law for the psychiatrist in England and Wales
  • 3. Mental health and capacity laws including their administering bodies
  • 4. Legal arrangements in the rest of the British Isles and Islands
  • 5. Forensic psychiatry and its interfaces outside the UK and Ireland
  • 6. Psychiatric reports for legal purposes in England and Wales
  • 7. The psychosocial milieu of the offender
  • 8. Genetic influences on antisocial behaviour, problem substance use and schizophrenia : evidence from quantitative genetic and molecular geneic studies
  • 9. Violence
  • 10. Disordered and offensive sexual behaviour
  • 11. The majority of crime : theft, motoring and criminal damage (including arson)
  • 12. Disorders of brain structure and function and crime
  • 13. Offenders with intellectual disabilities
  • 14. Psychosis, violence and crime
  • 15. Pathologies of passion and related antisocial behaviours
  • 16. Personality disorders
  • 17. Deception, dissociation and malingering
  • 18. Addictions and dependencies : their association with offending
  • 19. Juvenile offenders and adolescent psychiatry
  • 20. Women as offenders
  • 21. Older people and the criminal justice system
  • 22. Dangerousness
  • 23. Principles of treatment for the mentally disordered offender
  • 24. Forensic mental health services in the United Kingdom and Ireland
  • 25. Offenders and alleged offenders with mental disorder in non-medical settings
  • 26. Ethics in forensic psychiatry
  • 27. Deviant and sick medical staff
  • 28. Victims and survivors.