Psychiatry and the Law, now in its second edition, sets out to describe the complex and controversial relationship between these two areas, as currently articulated, through a parallel and thorough examination of the major psychiatric disorders and the statutory and case law in Ireland
The updates in this second edition include
- Recent legislation
- New case law
- A new chapter on suicide
- Changes in legislation as regards mental health consent
The book also includes forewords by both the Honourable Mr Justice Paul Carney and the Honourable Mr Adrian Hardiman.
Patricia Casey, Paul Brady, Ciaran Craven and Aisling Dillon
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About the Author
Patricia Casey is a Professor of Psychiatry at University College Dublin and consultant psychiatrist at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin. Paul Brady BL is a practising barrister. Ciaran Craven SC is a practising barrister. Aisling Dillon is a practising solicitor.