Volume 33, Issue 5 (September 1988)

    A Review of Geriatric Psychiatry and the Law


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    This volume, part of a series derived from annual lectures presented to members of the Tri-State Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, is divided into six sections: I—Fundamentals, II—Competency and Informed Consent, III—The End of Life, IV—Diagnostic and Clinical Factors, VAdministrative and Social Policy Issues, and VI—Ethnic Considerations: Overcoming Potential Bias. This is the first volume of the series devoted to a common theme and represents an invaluable source book to forensic psychiatrists. The book consists of 21 chapters, and each chapter is worth reviewing when a psychiatrist is confronted with an elderly patient whose case involves any of the specific chapters.

    Author Information:

    Bloomingdale, LM
    Clinical associate professor psychiatry, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

    Stock #: JFS12569J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12569J

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    Title A Review of Geriatric Psychiatry and the Law
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    Committee E30