Forensic psychiatry: clinical, legal and ethical issues

By: Gunn, John CContributor(s): Taylor, Pamela J [editor]Publication details: London : Routledge, 2020Edition: 2nd edDescription: xlvi, 993 p. : illustrations ; 28 cmISBN: 9780367366476Subject(s): Forensic psychiatry | Forensic psychiatry - Wales | Forensic psychiatry - EnglandDDC classification: W740
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Introduction --
Criminal and civil law for the psychiatrist in England and Wales --
Mental health and capacity laws including their administering bodies --
Legal arrangements in the rest of the British Isles and Islands --
Forensic psychiatry and its interfaces outside the UK and Ireland --
Psychiatric reports for legal purposes in England and Wales --
The psychosocial milieu of the offender --
Genetic influences on antisocial behaviour, problem substance use and schizophrenia : evidence from quantitative genetic and molecular genetic studies --
Violence --
Disordered and offensive sexual behaviour --
The majority of crime : theft, motoring and criminal damage (including arson) --
Disorders of brain structure and function and crime --
Offenders with intellectual disabilities --
Psychosis, violence and crime --
Pathologies of passion and related antisocial behaviours --
Personality disorders --
Deception, dissociation and malingering --
Addictions and dependencies : their association with offending --
Juvenile offenders and adolescent psychiatry --
Women as offenders --
Older people and the criminal justice system --
Dangerousness --
Principles of treatment for the mentally disordered offender --
Forensic mental health services in the United Kingdom and Ireland --
Offenders and alleged offenders with mental disorder in non-medical settings --
Ethics in forensic psychiatry --
Deviant and sick medical staff --
Victims and survivors.

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