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Author Shnaidman, Vivian Chern, author

Title Forensic psychiatry : a lawyer's guide / Vivian Chern Shnaidman
Published London : Elsevier, 2016
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents Psychiatry v. everything else -- Psychiatry v. law -- The mental status examination v. common sense -- Diagnosis v. jargon : some common psychiatric diagnoses, and what exactly is schizophrenia, anyway? -- Bad v. mad : doing it on purpose versus doing it because you're crazy -- Insight v. lack thereof -- Treatable disorders v. permanent brain damage -- Mad v. sick : medical problems masquerading as mental illness and iatrogenic psychiatric symptoms -- Drugs v. your brain -- Mental illness v. hearing voices : malingering, its copycats and its implications -- Your expert witness v. the other guy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-186) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Forensic psychiatry -- United States.
Forensic sciences -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0128028866 (electronic bk.)
9780128028865 (electronic bk.)