Mental health and criminal justice

Introduction -- Mental health and criminal justice -- A brief history of mental illness -- The brain and the mind -- Etiology of mental illness -- First responders and street encounters -- Involuntary and voluntary commitments -- Legal competency and the criminal trial -- Mentally ill defendants: de...

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Main Author: Segal, Anne F.
Contributors: Winfree, Latham T. (VerfasserIn); Friedman, Stan (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York Wolters Kluwer [2019]
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Summary:Introduction -- Mental health and criminal justice -- A brief history of mental illness -- The brain and the mind -- Etiology of mental illness -- First responders and street encounters -- Involuntary and voluntary commitments -- Legal competency and the criminal trial -- Mentally ill defendants: defenses, pleas, and verdicts -- Correctional treatment of the mentally ill -- Juveniles and mental illness: special considerations -- Mental illness issues in the community -- Justice for the mentally ill: human rights and at-risk groups
Physical Description:xxiii, 449 Seiten Illustrationen
ISBN:9781454877455