Forensic and Ethical Issues in Military Behavioral Health

Forensic and Ethical Issues in Military Behavioral Health

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Dealing with ethical and forensic issues, this book is authored by active duty psychiatrists and psychologists from the Army, Navy, Air Force, as well as civilians from within and outside of the Department of Defense. Ethical issues will refer to areas in which basic principles are in play: autonomy, justice, beneficence, and nonmaleficence. Forensic issues will refer to the intersection of military mental health issues and the law. Chapter topics include training about forensic issues, a legal overview of confidentiality and reporting of military behavioral health records, sanitary board evaluations, updates on disability proceedings, forensic psychological testing, death investigations and psychological autopsies, epidemiological consultation team findings, mitigation of risk and means restriction, psychiatric assistance in capital cases, posttraumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, rape and sexual trauma, suicide, and violence. Emerging subjects covered include behavioral science consultation teams and mefoquine and neurotoxicity.See Manual for Courts-Martial United States McNaughten test, 42a€“43 Means restriction suicide prevention and, 176a€“178 ... Rule of Evidence 513, 16a€“17, 48 Military Rule of Evidence 501(d), 47a€“48 Mini-Mental State Examination, 2nd Edition, anbsp;...

Title:Forensic and Ethical Issues in Military Behavioral Health
Author:Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, Borden Institute
Publisher:Government Printing Office - 2015-04-12


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