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.