The evolution of mental health law

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edited by Lynda E. Frost, Richard J. Bonnie
  • First edition
  • Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2001]
  • ©2001
Physical Details
  • xiv, 336 pages ; 27 cm
9781557987464, 1557987467

  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

  • Introduction / Lynda E. Frost and Richard J. Bonnie -- I. Mental Health Law and American Society. Ch. 1. Promises to Keep, Miles to Go: Mental Health Law Since 1972 / Robert A. Burt. Ch. 2. Three Strands of Mental Health Law: Developmental Mileposts / Richard J. Bonnie -- II. Law and Ethics in Mental Health Care. Ch. 3. Research Participants With Mental Disabilities: The More Things Change / Rebecca Dresser. Ch. 4. From Constitution to Contracts: Mental Disability Law at the Turn of the Century / John Petrila. Ch. 5. Financing Public Mental Health Services: Beyond Managed Care / Joseph J. Bevilacqua. Ch. 6. Law and Psychiatry in Russia: Looking Backward and Forward / Svetlana V. Polubinskaya -- III. Responsibility and Punishment. Ch. 7. From Sikora to Hendricks: Mental Disorder and Criminal Responsibility / Stephen J. Morse. Ch. 8. Why Juvenile Justice Will Survive Its Centennial / Thomas Grisso. Ch. 9. Psychiatry and the Death Penalty: A View From the Front Lines / Seymour L. Halleck -- IV. Advancing Knowledge and Expertise. Ch. 10. Violence Risk Assessment: A Quarter Century of Research / John Monahan and Henry J. Steadman. Ch. 11. Community Forensic Evaluation: Trends and Reflections on the Virginia Experience / Gary Hawk and W. Lawrence Fitch. Ch. 12. Psychoanalysis: Past, Present, and Future Contributions to the Law / Elyn R. Saks. Ch. 13. Psychiatric Evidence in Criminal Trials: A 25-Year Retrospective / Christopher Slobogin -- V. Therapeutic Jurisprudence. Ch. 14. The Development of Therapeutic Jurisprudence: From Theory to Practice / David B. Wexler. Ch. 15. The Civil Commitment Hearing: Applying the Law Therapeutically / Bruce J. Winick -- Afterword: The Evolution of Mental Health Law: A Retrospective Assessment / Richard J. Bonnie
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