The Mental Health Professional and the Legal System

The Mental Health Professional and the Legal System

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A report by the Committee on Psychiatry and Law, of the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, first published in 1991. Explains separately the legal relationship between a therapist and client, and giving testimony as an expert witness. No index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORIf the therapist refuses to furnish a report, the therapist can be subpoenaed and possibly required to testify. Further ... Under these circumstances, it is desirable to consult a colleague experienced in dealing with the conflicting roles of the treating professional in the forensic arena. ... To be competent to execute a will, an individual must know three things: 1) the nature of the document being signed; 2) the limits and extent of what is owned; and 3) the natural objects of his or her bountyanbsp;...

Title:The Mental Health Professional and the Legal System
Author:Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry
Publisher:American Psychiatric Pub - 1992


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