The Psychiatric Report: Principles and Practice of Forensic Writing

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The written report is central to the practice of psychiatry in legal settings. It is required of mental health professionals acting as expert witnesses in criminal cases, civil litigation situations, child custody proceedings and risk assessments. This book provides a theoretical background to psychiatric writing for the law and a practical guide to the preparation of the report. The first section addresses practical and ethical concerns, including the conduct of the forensic psychiatric evaluation, conflicts of interest, ...

The Psychiatric Report: Principles and Practice of Forensic Writing 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521131841

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