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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What you always wanted to know about secondary psychiatric impairment

June 10, 2021

What you always wanted to know about secondary psychiatric impairment* *but were afraid to ask   First – a brief survey of workers compensation   In 2050 B.C., ancient Sumerian law provided compensation for an injury to a worker’s specific body parts, for example, the loss of a thumb was worth twice the value of loss of a finger.   Ancient Greek, Roman, and Chinese laws similar systems of compensation specific maimed parts. distinction between impairments (the loss of function […]

The Guide to Civil Pyschiatric Assessment

by Michael Epstein