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10 J. Psychiatry & L. [i] (1982)

handle is hein.journals/jpsych10 and id is 1 raw text is: SPRING 1982
THE JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRYAND LAW
I             Notes on Contributors
3             Editors' Page
Ethical Issues in the Practice of Forensic Psychiatry
7             The past decade has seen an increasing interest in the ethical issues
involved in forensic psychiatry. A panel of psychiatrists and
philosophers explores some of the more important ones.
MARY ELLEN WAITHE, A.B.D.
JONAS R. RAPPEPORT, M.D.
HENRY C. WEINSTEIN, LL.B., LL.M., M.D.
AND BERNARD BAUMRIM, PH.D., J.D.
The Adequacy of Commitment Evaluations Performed by Psychi-
atric and Non-Psychiatric Physicians
45            Psychiatrists have often been criticized for allegedly misdiagnosing
mental conditions of patients in the commitment process. This
study presents a rebuttal to such allegations.
ROBERT D. MILLER, M.D., PH.D.
AND PAUL B. FIDDLEMAN, PH.D.
The Role of Law School in Balancing a Lawyer's Personal and
Professional Life
57            Should psychiatry be taught in law school? This and other issues
of interest to lawyers and psychiatrists are explored by the author.
PROFESSOR LAWRENCE DUBIN
The Least Restrictive Alternative to Involuntary Hospitalization,
Outpatient Commitment: Its Use and Effectiveness
81            Is outpatient treatment a viable alternative to involuntary hospital-
ization of mental patients? This study strongly suggests that it is.
VIRGINIA ALDIGE HIDAY, PH.D.
AND JUDGE RODNEY R. GOODMAN
Book Section: Essays and Reviews
97            Conscience and Convenience: The Asylum and its Alternatives in
Progressive America, by David J. Rothman, reviewed by John C.
Burnham, Ph.D.

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