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Author Carbone, John S. (John Stephen), 1962-

Title A lawyer's guide to understanding psychiatry / John S. Carbone

Publisher Chicago : American Bar Association, c2012
 Upper Mez.  KF8965 .C37 2012    DUE 11-11-12
Call # KF8965 .C37 2012
Description vii, 255 p. ; 23 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Whirlwind historical observations on Western psychiatry, or how we came to have the diagnostic and statistical manual -- Pursuing the diagnosis. History of the current symptoms ; Past medical history ; Past psychiatric history ; Psychosocial and family history ; Physical examination with review of systems ; Mental status exam ; Testing, both laboratory and psychometric differential diagnosis ; Differential diagnosis ; Documentation -- The neuroses and the psychoses -- The personality disorders -- Psychotropic medications and other treatment options. The talking cure ; Other treatment modalities ; The world of psyhotropic medications -- Things are not necessarily as they appear -- The divination of future dangerousness. The elements of admissability ; Making sense of confusion ; What do the courts say? ; What is one to do?
Notes Black White
Subject Forensic psychiatry -- United States
Insanity defense -- United States
Insanity (Law) -- United States
Evidence, Expert -- United States
ISBN 9781614385943


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