ISBN 9788123924182,Forensic Psychiatry

Forensic Psychiatry



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Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788123924182

ISBN-10 8123924186

Paper Back

Number of Pages 264 Pages
Language (English)

Engineering: general

Forensic psychiatry plays a vital role in keeping the courts of law in the administration of justice and also in guiding investigation officers and the doctors how to deal with the cases of unsoundness of mind, behavioral problems, psychopathies, harassment, self-poisoning, etc. This handy volume, the first of its kind in India, aims to be of deep interest to the professionals in legal and medical practice, investigators and law officers in presenting the case in a court of law. The text gives an overview of various psychiatric problems in clinical practice, including the adverse effects of psychotropic medication, diagnosis, treatment and medicolegal implications. To make various topics lively, important medicolegal cases have been described lucidly.

This is an ideal text/reference work for Clinicians handling the treatment and prognosis of psychiatric patients
Professionals in forensic science and toxicology handling medicolegal cases with psychiatric implications
Law officers, police personnel and officers of investigating agencies who are likely to be involved with cases of psychiatric affliction
Postgraduate and undergraduate students of medical and forensic sciences interested in forensic psychiatry and the implication of the law

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