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The Mental Health Practitioner and the Law

A Comprehensive Handbook

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law as it applies to other professions,
  • Medicolegal issues,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Surgery,
  • Reference,
  • Practical Guides,
  • Counseling (Psychology),
  • Psychiatry (General),
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Psychology,
  • USA,
  • Psychiatrists,
  • Medical Law & Legislation,
  • General,
  • United States,
  • Malpractice,
  • Psychologists

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLawrence E., M.D. Lifson (Editor), Robert I., M.D. Simon (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7693302M
    ISBN 100674697219
    ISBN 109780674697218


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