Mental Disorders and the Law
15 Pages Posted: 25 Aug 2005 Last revised: 31 May 2014
This chapter provides an introduction to the major classes of mental disorder and the ways in which they are salient to selected aspects of American criminal and civil law.
Keywords: Mental Illness, Mental Disorders, Mental Health Law, Forensic Psychology, Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatric Diagnosis, Juvenile Justice, Family Law
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