Crime and Mental Health Law in New South Wales, 3rd edition
5 Jun 2018
Howard, D; Howard, D; Westmore, B; Westmore, B
Now in its third edition, Crime and Mental Health Law in New South Wales is a practical guide to the law on mental health issues that arise within the criminal justice framework in New South Wales. It offers comprehensive coverage and clear explanations of all of the important topics in this field and is an ideal resource for lawyers, mental health professionals, correctional health personnel, and anyone else engaged in the fields of criminal law and forensic mental health, or students with an interest in pursuing studies or a career in these areas.
By combining the legal and medical perspectives of experienced practitioners in this field, Crime and Mental Health Law in New South Wales clearly explains the link between psychiatry and the law, and addresses the many difficulties associated with this relationship. All chapters have been thoroughly revised to take into account developments in case law and legislation, and new material on child and adolescent forensic psychiatry is included.
â€¢ Practical guidance for practitioners
â€¢ Expert authors
â€¢ Coverage of developments in legislation and case law
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