Legal issues in the assessment and treatment of individuals with dual diagnoses : Mental retardation and mental illness.
The difficult legal, ethical, and professional issues confronting psychologists who work with people with dual diagnosis are discussed here.
Applicable constitutional principles are outlined in the context of discussing the right to institutional services and to refuse treatment, statutes that go beyond constitutional protections are described, issues that people with dual diagnosis face in the criminal and civil justice systems are highlighted, and some recommendations that psychologists should consider when providing services to this population are offered.
Mots-clés Pascal : Arriération mentale, Déficience intellectuelle, Association morbide, Complication, Trouble psychiatrique, Législation, Juridiction, Déontologie, Ethique, Psychiatrie médicolégale, Service santé, Système santé, Santé mentale, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mental retardation, Intellectual deficiency, Concomitant disease, Complication, Mental disorder, Legislation, Jurisdiction, Deontology, Ethics, Forensic psychiatry, Health service, Health system, Mental health, United States, North America, America, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0221101
Code Inist : 002B18H05C. Création : 199406.