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2 J. Psychiatry & L. [i] (1974)

handle is hein.journals/jpsych2 and id is 1 raw text is: SPRING 1974

THE JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY AND LAW
1          Notes on Contributors
3          Editors' Page
A New Right to Treatment
7          The evolution of the law pertaining to the right to treatment for mental
patients is presented. Although the course is slow, progress is clearly
demonstrated.
WILLIAM J. FREMOUW, M.S.
The Mentally Disabled and His Lawyer
33          A bold approach for lawyers in representing clients who are mentally ill
or mentally retarded is discussed. The need for establishment of a system
of legal advocacy for these individuals is required.
ROBERT K. PATCH, ESQ.
Enuresis, Fire Setting, and Animal Cruelty in Male Adolescent Delin-
quents: A Triad Predictive of Violent Behavior
45          The authors maintain that this triad of symptoms represents an indicator
for the prediction of dangerousness. Illustrative case histories confirm
their viewpoint.
DOUGLAS WAX, PH.D. AND VICTOR HADDOX, M.D.
Report on the N.Y.U. Symposium: Suicide in Prison
73          A picture of the potential suicidal inmate is drawn. Psychological and
sociological studies are discussed which deal with prisoner suicides.

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