The civil forensic psychiatry website, compiled by Dr. Michael Epstein is a resource for psychiatrists, psychologists, lawyers and others. It comprises an interactive blog, a forum, and a questions and issues site. It is a one stop shop for articles, commentary, legislation, court instruction, fee schedules and impairment guides.

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Is the predicted tsunami of mental health issues warranted?

May 11, 2020

For some time I have been confused by the use and misuse of the term “mental health”. Most recently the Black Dog Institute has claimed that “almost 4 in 5 participants (of a survey of 5000 people) reported that since the (Covid 19) outbreak their mental health had worsened with over half (55%) saying it had worsened a little, and almost a quarter (23%) saying it had worsened a lot”… “Many people are experiencing high levels of uncertainty about the […]

The Guide to Civil Pyschiatric Assessment

by Michael Epstein