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14 J. Psychiatry & L. [i] (1986)

handle is hein.journals/jpsych14 and id is 1 raw text is: SPRING/SUMMER 1986
THE JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRYAND LAW'
I             Notes on Contributors
5             Editor's Page
Treatment Choices and Informed Consent in Psychiatry:
Implications of the Osheroff Case for the Profession
9              Can a mental health provider be guilty of malpractice if the
treatment provided is allegedly less efficacious than another
method? Serious consequences follow if the answer is yes.
JOHN GULTON MALCOLM, J.D.
Litigiousness as a Resistance to Therapy
109           Patients involuntarily committed to a mental institution often file
lawsuits. The authors examine litigiousness as a resistance to a
patient's dealing with important issues in therapy.
ROBERT D. MILLER, M.D., PH.D.
GARY J. MAIER, M.D.
FREDERICK W. BLANCKE, M.D.
AND DENNIS DOREN, PH.D.
Consistency in the Application of Civil Commitment Standards in
Psychiatric Emergency Rooms
125           Are clinicians' decisions to involuntarily commit patients reliable
and valid? The authors examine these issues using an observa-
tional assessment device which they developed.
STEVEN P. SEGAL, PH.D.
MARGARET A. WATSON, D.S.W.
AND L. SCOTT NELSON, D.S.W.
The Quandaries of Enforced Community Treatment and Unen-
forceable Outpatient Commitment Statutes
149           Deinstitutionalization has created enormous problems. The author
examines the difficulties posed by unenforceable outpatient com-
mitment.
JEFFREY L. GELLER, M.D., M.RH.

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