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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I have been doing more research on the issue of widespread discrimination against claimants with psychiatric injury. I came across this paper, written by a lawyer that gives an interesting overview of the dilemma facing governments in dealing with these claims. The writer states: The main arguments against pure psychiatric injury claims can be summarised as follows: 1. The existence of mental harm is more difficult to prove than physical harm, and carries with it the associated risk of trivial […]
available in October 2019