Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Criminal and civil law for the psychiatrist in England and Wales 3. Mental health and capacity laws including their administering bodies 4. Legal arrangements in the rest of the British Isles and Islands 5. Forensic psychiatry and its interfaces outside the UK and Ireland 6. Psychiatric reports for legal purposes in England and Wales 7. The psychosocial milieu of the offender 8. Genetic influences on antisocial behaviour, problem substance use and schizophrenia: evidence from quantitative genetic and molecular genetic studies 9. Violence 10. Disordered and offensive sexual behaviour 11. The majority of crime: theft, motoring and criminal damage (including arson) 12. Disorders of brain structure and function and crime 13. Offenders with intellectual disabilities 14. Psychosis, violence and crime 15. Pathologies of passion and related antisocial behaviours 16. Personality disorders 17. Deception, dissociation and malingering 18. Addictions and dependencies: their association with offending 19. Juvenile offenders and adolescent psychiatry 20. Women as offenders 21. Older people and the criminal justice system 22. Dangerousness 23. Principles of treatment for the mentally disordered offender 24. Forensic mental health services in the United Kingdom and Ireland 25. Offenders and alleged offenders with mental disorder in non-medical settings 26. Ethics in forensic psychiatry 27. Deviant and sick medical staff 28. Victims and survivors Appendix 1: ECHR Appendix 2: MHA 1983 Appendix 3: Experts’ Protocol Appendix 4: Hippocratic Oath Cases cited
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