Clinical Psychiatry and the Law

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American Psychiatric Pub, 1. 7. 2003 - Počet stran: 688

Updates to this edition: * Clinical and legal issues in the use of clozapine in treatment of schizophrenia* Clinical information and new cases involving tardive dyskinesia* Changes in civil and criminal law regarding right to refuse treatment* An update of clinical guidelines and legal regulations of ECT* An update on suicide risk assessment and new legal cases involving suicide* An update on violence risk assessment and new legal cases involving the duty to protect endangered third parties* New statutes and criminal sanctions regarding sexual misconduct * New statutes limiting the liability of therapists toward third parties who are injured or killed by patients* Changes in the relationship between psychiatrists and nonmedical therapists* Regulatory developments regarding physician impairment* Numerous tables and an updated glossary of legal terms* New section on common terms and abbreviations in legal citations

 

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Creation of the PsychiatristPatient Relationship
3
The Psychiatrist as a Fiduciary Avoiding the Double Agent Role
21
The Unduly Defensive Psychiatrist and the Provision of Substandard Care
37
Confidentiality in Clinical Practice
51
Protecting the Confidentiality of the Clinical Record A LifeandDeath Matter
79
The Right to Refuse Treatment and the Therapeutic Alliance
95
Informed Consent Maintaining a Clinical Perspective
121
Involuntary Hospitalization Patient Rights and Professional Duties
155
Undue Familiarity The Sexual Misconduct of Psychotherapists
403
Abandonment and the Psychiatrists Duty of Care to the Patient
457
Radical Therapies and Intentional Torts
475
The Legal Consequences of Outrageous Behavior Toward Patients
487
The Psychiatrists Professional Relationship With Nonmedical Therapists
499
Defamation in Clinical Practice
513
The Impaired Psychiatrist
523
The Psychiatrist Must Survive Understanding and Coping With Malpractice Litigation
541

Drug Therapy and the Varieties of Legal Liability
183
Tardive Dyskinesia Reducing Legal Liability Through RiskBenefit Analysis
211
Electroconvulsive Therapy and the Acutely Psychotic Nonconsenting Patient
237
Clinical Risk Management of the Suicidal Patient
259
Clinical Approaches to the Duty to Warn and Protect Endangered Third Persons
297
Preventing the Premature Release of Dangerous Patients
345
Restraint Seclusion and the LeastRestrictive Alternative
371
Negligent Psychotherapy Maintaining Treatment Boundaries With the Borderline Patient
385
We Are Belegaled
571
The Principles of Medical Ethics With Annotations Especially Applicable to Psychiatry
575
Sample Forms
595
Glossary of Legal Terms
619
Common Abbreviations and Terms Used in Legal Citations
625
Table of Cases
629
Index
641
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Robert I. Simon, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Program in Psychiatry and Law at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

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