Principles of Addictions and the Law

The book includes an examination of sources of law important to addiction and its treatment. The foundations for forensic work in professional legal testimony is explored (e.g., legal system, case law precedent, statutes governing addictions, civil and criminal procedures). The science of addiction is featured including the biology of addiction, addiction as a brain disease, responsibility vs. loss of control, development of addictions, and the role of genetics and environment. Drug testing, its uses with forensic populations, what the tests show and do not show, controversies in using tests in the general population also receives extensive treatment. Addiction and mental illness in forensic populations is highlighted for addiction treatment and continuing care. Case studies and landmark cases illustrate the role of alcohol, drug use, and addictions in legal decisions. Focused primarily on alcohol and drug addictions Case studies and landmark cases are included to illustrate the role of alcohol/drugs in legal decisions (e.g., the Exxon Valdez case) Brief overview of legal system and drug courts will be useful to clinicans, lawyers, administrators, and other professionals

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  • Author : Norman S. Miller
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 372 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080924762
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Principles of Addictions and the Law

Principles of Addictions and the Law
  • Author : Norman S. Miller
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 January 2010
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The book includes an examination of sources of law important to addiction and its treatment. The foundations for forensic work in professional legal testimony is explored (e.g., legal system, case law precedent, statutes governing addictions, civil and criminal procedures). The science of addiction is featured including the biology of addiction, addiction as a brain disease, responsibility vs. loss of control, development of addictions, and the role of genetics and environment. Drug testing, its uses with forensic populations, what the

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 May 2013
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 November 2017
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  • Publisher : Routledge
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 September 2021
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 20 April 2011
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  • Release : 03 June 2009
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 28 February 2003
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 28 February 2003
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The second edition of this award-winning textbook has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout. Building on the success of the first edition, the book continues to address the History and Practice of Forensic Psychiatry, Legal Regulation of the Practice of Psychiatry, Psychiatry in relation to Civil Law, Criminal Law, and Family Law. Important sections such as Special Issues in Forensic Psychiatry, Law and the Legal System, and Landmark Cases in Mental Health Law are included. Designed to meet the needs

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  • Release : 03 February 2017
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