Legal Issues in Mental Health Care.


A sound knowledge of mental health las is essential for clinicians gto understand and manage legal issues in their daily practice and to properly serve the therapeutic needs of their patients. In this practical guidebook, the authors provide the mental health professional with useful information about the impact of the law on inpatient and outpatient treatment issues.

It includes an introduction to the legal system that familiarizes the reader with the attorney's role and viewpoint and the legal issues that arise in daily clinical practice: civil...

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