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.

There is a one off fee of $100 to become a Member. Members can access:

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  • publications for download
  • large knowledge base
  • links to resources
  • Members have the option of purchasing The Guide to Civil Psychiatric Assessment in hard copy. The book is available now.

Work Trauma, Work Stress – causes, statistics and remedies

October 19, 2019

I presented a paper on work trauma at a conference in August 2019. While writing the paper I was struck by the lack of any correlation between statistics compiled by SafeWork Australia and reports from the Australian Bureau of Statistics about the prevalence of mental health issues in Australia. The workers compensation statistics also do not ignore knowledge the issue of comorbidity. Of course it is a difficult task but nevertheless a significant number of workers develop mental health issues […]

The Guide to Civil Pyschiatric Assessment

by Michael Epstein

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