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Law and Mental Health, Second Edition: A Case-Based Approach

Law and Mental Health, Second Edition: A Case-Based Approach (EPUB ebook – Second Edition)

By Weaver, Christopher M.
By Meyer, Robert G.

Favored by instructors and students for its real-world focus and engaging style, this authoritative text on the interface of psychology and law has now been revised and expanded. Each chapter provides an overview of case law on an important topic and explores selected cases in de...pth. Coverage includes psychological and mental health issues in criminal and civil proceedings; the role of practitioners as expert witnesses and forensic consultants; and legal concerns in general clinical practice. Salient legal processes and decisions are summarized and implications for today's clinical and forensic practitioners highlighted. Instructors who adopt the book for courses will receive a supplemental test bank with questions keyed to each chapter. Students can access a downloadable Study Guide. New to This Edition *Updated throughout with current research and substantive changes in mental health law. *Chapter on competency in juvenile justice. *Citations of 115 new legal cases. *Conclusion identifying urgent social challenges facing the field. Pedagogical Features *Boxes on key concepts and areas of controversy. *"Where are They Now?" boxes revisiting people from landmark cases. *Updated test bank and new downloadable Study Guide. *End-of-chapter lists of legal cases discussed.
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ISBN 9781462540518
Published 7 Aug 2019
Publisher Guilford Publications
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781462540518
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Guilford Publications
Imprint The Guilford Press
Released 7 Aug 2019
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook – Second Edition
Edition Second Edition
Author(s) By Weaver, Christopher M.
By Meyer, Robert G.
Category Social Sciences
Constitutional & Administrative Law
Social Law
Law As It Applies To Other Professions
Mental Health Services
Nursing & Ancillary Services
Number of Pages 430
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 344.7304
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults