Mental health and disability law in a nutshell / by Donald H.J. Hermann, Professor of Law and Philosophy, Director, Health Law Institute, DePaul University
- Hermann, Donald H. J.
- Additional Titles:
- Title on introductory web page: Hermann's mental health and disability law in a nutshell
- St. Paul, Minn. : West Publishing Co., 1997.
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (xxxv, 375 pages).
- West nutshell series
- Mental health professionals -- Mental disorders -- Clinical psychiatric evidence -- Medical malpractice, negligence and other Tort theories -- Informed consent -- Confidentiality, privacy, and patient access to records -- The right to counsel and advocacy services -- Civil commitment -- The right to refuse and consent to psychiatric treatment in the civil commitment context -- Right to treatment -- Guardianship -- Competency to stand trial -- Mental condition and criminal defenses -- Mental condition and sentencing -- The right to refuse and consent to psychiatric treatment in the criminal commitment context -- Fitness to be executed -- Protection of the mentally disabled from employment discrimination -- Housing and zoning -- Education of mentally handicapped -- Social Security disability benefits.
- Includes such topics as psychiatric evidence, informed consent, commitment, guardianship, competency, and the education of the mentally handicapped.
- 9781628105469 (electronic bk.)
1628105461 (electronic bk.)
- Includes index.
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