Expert Psychiatric Evidence (ebook)

Expert Psychiatric Evidence (ebook)

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Keith Rix
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A guide to what a psychiatrist needs to know in order to prepare medico-legal reports and become an expert witness.This book covers the roles and responsibilities of the psychiatric expert witness in the context of case and statute law, administration, training and other practical matters, the medico-legal consultation and the structure and form of the expert report. Specific chapters deal with psychiatric reports in criminal, civil and family cases, as well as inquests, tribunals and other parts of the legal system. Preparation of reports for jurisdictions in the British Isles outside England and Wales is covered. Concluding chapters deal with going to court and maintaining expertise. It will be of value to trainee psychiatrists and recently appointed consultants who need a handbook to assist them as they acquire the training, skills and knowledge necessary to prepare expert psychiatric evidence for courts and other legal forums. Brings together in a single volume the requirements of all the relevant rules, guidance and professional codes of practice.Uses analysis of relevant case and statute law to assist the reader in addressing legal issues with the detail required by the courts.Includes sample letters, consent form, specimen criminal report, and other documents that can be adapted for the reader's own use in medico-legal work.Readership:This book is aimed at psychiatrists who wish to write medico-legal reports and become expert witnesses, but it will also be a useful resource for established expert psychiatric witnesses and the solicitors and barristers who instruct them.


Detalles del ebook
ISBN:
9781908020697
Editorial:
Royal College of Psychiatrists
Formato:
EPub con DRM
Idioma:
Inglés
Género:
Medicina
Subgénero:
Medicina General
Prelectura del libro:
Expert Psychiatric Evidence (ebook)

Referencia:

1908020697 |

EAN:

9781908020697