A history of the intermix of psychiatry and law

Slovenko, Ralph
December 2004
Journal of Psychiatry & Law;Winter2004, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p561
Academic Journal
Discusses the history of the intermix of psychiatry and law in the U.S. Role of law and psychiatry in human conflict and controversy; Impact of law on the practice of psychiatry; Legal status of psychiatrists; Operations of clinics or forensic centers.


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