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28 J. Psychiatry & L. [i] (2000)

handle is hein.journals/jpsych28 and id is 1 raw text is: SPRING 2000
VOLUME 28
THE JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY AND LAW
Notes on Contributors
Preventing Critogenic Harms: Minimizing Emotional Injury
from Civil Litigation
5                Should attorneys explore with clients the emotional costs and bene-
fits of litigation? The authors discuss ways of minimizing its
adverse impacts.
THOMAS G. GUTHEIL, M.D., HAROLD BURSZTAJN, M.D.,
ARCHIE BRODSKY, B.A., AND LARRY H. STRASBURGER, M.D.
The Role of Serotonin in Violence and Schizophrenia: Implications
for Risk Assessment
19              Researchers have explored possible biological connections in the
relationship between schizophrenia and violence. In this paper the
authors consolidate and discuss the existing research on serotonin,
schizophrenia and violence.
ERIC B. ELBOGEN, M.S., AND MATTHEW T. HUSS, M.A.
Unqualified Acquittal Versus Insanity: Mental Disorder as an
Evidentiary Issue, Not an Affirmative Defense
49               When mental health is an issue in a criminal trial, does the insanity
defense provide a better option than attacking the mental elements
of the crime? Having reviewed insanity acquittal data, the author
explains why the latter is often the better option.
DAVID L. GOLDBERG, ESQ.

Book Section: Essays and Reviews
Addictive Behaviors: Readings on Etiology, Prevention and Treat-
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by Frederick Rotgers, Psy.D.
Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders, edited by Richard J.
Frances and Sheldon I. Miller, reviewed by R. Gregory Lande, D.O.

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