Mental Health Law
SPH LW 854
Subjects discussed include an overview of clinical psychiatry, institutionalization, deinstitutionalization, the insanity defense, incompetence to stand trial, the right to treatment and the right to refuse treatment, involuntary commitment, dangerousness, the meaning of mental illness, the use of invasive treatments, psychotherapy, privacy, and professional ethics. Legal cases make up most of the course material.
SPRG 2015 Schedule
|A1||Glantz||R 6:00 pm-8:45 pm||Prereq: MPH
Hl core crse