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Mental Disorder and the Law: A Primer for Legal and Mental Health Professionals, Second Edition
Hy Bloom, LL.B, M.D., F.R.C.P. (C.) and Hon. Richard D. Schneider, PhD, LL.M, C.Psych.
Irwin Law Inc / Softcover / 2017-09-01 / 1552214648
Forensic / Psychiatry
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424 pages
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A must-have Canadian-authored primer on mental disorder and the law, by the editors of the singular text Law and Mental Disorder: A Comprehensive and Practical Approach

Canada’s criminal courts have struggled to deal effectively with the increase in mentally disordered accused. In 2017, we mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the proclamation of Bill C-30, which introduced landmark amendments to the Criminal Code as it pertains to mentally disordered accused. Since then, certain provinces have implemented mental health courts and “diversion” programs in an effort to connect the mentally disordered accused with the civil mental health care systems. Following the overwhelming success of its first edition, this book further examines the logical and temporal sequence of the issues a mentally disordered accused is likely to encounter from arrest to sentencing. This new edition of Mental Disorder and the Law aims to provide a succinct overview of the key topics that judges, Crown and defence counsel, and mental health providers face in their day-to-day work with mentally disordered offenders.

Table of Contents:

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1: Basic Psychiatric Terms and Concepts
Chapter 2: Psychiatric Consultation and Evidence
Chapter 3: Fitness to Stand Trial
Chapter 4: Pre-Trial Issues
Chapter 5: Criminal Responsibility: Part I
Chapter 6: Criminal Responsibility: Part II
Chapter 7: Sex Offenders and the Paraphilias
Chapter 8: Violence Risk Assessment Overview
Chapter 9: Dispositions
Chapter 10: Sentencing
Chapter 11: Dangerous and Long-Term Offenders
Appendices
Bibliography
Table of Cases
Index
About the Authors

About the Authors:

Hy Bloom, LLB, MD, FRCP(C) is a forensic psychiatrist and lawyer who assesses individuals who have mental illnesses and outstanding criminal charges. He is a founding member of the PSILEX Group, Consultants in Behavioural Sciences and the Law. He is also a part-time staff member in the Complex Mental Illness/Forensic Services Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University, and adjunct faculty at University of Toronto’s Law Faculty. Dr Bloom is both an alternate chairperson and psychiatric member of both the Ontario and Nunavut review boards. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1980. He has published on a number of topics in psychiatry and the law.

Hon Richard D Schneider, PhD LLM, CPsych is a justice of the Ontario Court of Justice, a deputy judge of the Territorial Court of the Yukon, chair of the Ontario Review Board, and an alternate chair of the Nunavut Review Board. He is also an adjunct professor in the faculties of Law and Medicine at the University of Toronto. Prior to his appointment to the bench, Justice Schneider was a criminal defence lawyer, a clinical psychologist, and counsel to the Ontario Review Board. He was appointed honorary president of the Canadian Psychological Association. He has published extensively in the area of mental disorder and the law.

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