Ethical Issues in Forensic Psychiatry: Minimizing Harm


This book is an invaluableguide to ethical practice. Ethical medical practice and treatment in psychiatry are based onthe concept of first do no harm.

However, this cannot, and doesnot, apply to forensic cases where there is no doctor—patientrelationship and the forensic psychiatrist may indeed cause harm tothe examinee. In this book, Robert Sadoff analyzes the ethicalissues affecting forensic psychiatric practice, especially thosepromulgated by the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.

Within those guidelines, he looks at individual bias, vulnerabilityof the examinee, and potential harm to the mental healthprofessional. The book discusses each of the procedures of theforensic expert separately with respect to minimizing harm. It hasbeen written with an international audience in mind and featureschapters reviewing the European and UK perspectives, by EmanueleValenti and John Baird, respectively.

Ethical Issues in Forensic Psychiatry: Minimizing Harm

This book is of great interest to forensic psychiatrists;forensic psychologists and forensic mental health workers. It willalso appeal to general psychiatrists, residents and postgraduatestudents in psychiatry, psychology, medical ethics and mentalhealth law, and lawyers in the criminal field.

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There's a problem loading this menu right now. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. View or edit your browsing history. Get to Know Us. Cases illustrating the difficulties involved punctuate the presentation. The book closes with a fascinating account of the legal perspective by Donna Vanderpool. In summary, this book illustrates the ethical and practical issues that affect forensic psychiatric practice.

The question is not what we do, but how we do it, and which standards, ethical guidelines and personal values contribute to the total picture. Despite the fact that we cannot always adhere to the doctrine of ""primum non nocere,"" we can minimize the harm caused inherently by the adversarial system in which we participate.

Instead, this compendium serves multiple purposes: The success of these multiple accomplishments clearly derives from characteristics of the author. In both sage advice to practitioners and in many revealing case examples, Dr.

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Sadoff displays the tact, good manners and sensitivity of a consummate gentleman — a term not always associated with the hurly-burly of courtroom work. The book's primary focus on avoiding harm to all the parties involved in the work places it on the moral high ground of the legal system in which participating clinicians must find a place.

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Ethical Issues in Forensic Psychiatry: Minimizing Harm Ethical medical practice and treatment in psychiatry are based on the concept of first. Description. Ethical medical practice and treatment in psychiatry are based on the concept of first do no harm. However, this cannot, and does not, apply to.

Added to Your Shopping Cart. Description Ethical medical practice and treatment in psychiatry are based on the concept of first do no harm. However, this cannot, and does not, apply to forensic cases where there is no doctor—patient relationship and the forensic psychiatrist may indeed cause harm to the examinee. In this book, Robert Sadoff analyzes the ethical issues affecting forensic psychiatric practice, especially those promulgated by the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.

Within those guidelines, he looks at individual bias, vulnerability of the examinee, and potential harm to the mental health professional. The book discusses each of the procedures of the forensic expert separately with respect to minimizing harm. It has been written with an international audience in mind and features chapters reviewing the European and UK perspectives, by Emanuele Valenti and John Baird, respectively.