Ethics and forensic psychiatry.

  title={Ethics and forensic psychiatry.},
  author={Robert M. Wettstein},
  journal={The Psychiatric clinics of North America},
  volume={25 3},
This article has attempted to outline some of the important ethical issues faced by the psychiatrist in the forensic role. Much of forensic psychiatry is practiced by general psychiatrists without specific forensic training who must thereby familiarize themselves with the problem areas likely to be encountered in this work. They should also be knowledgeable about the ethics guidelines prepared by forensic psychology and forensic psychiatry organizations that are subject to frequent modification… CONTINUE READING


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