The Legal Aspects and Implications of Risk Assessment

Ken Mason

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The main purposes of this paper are, first, to consider the legal position of the psychiatrist responsible for the assessment of the risks involved in the management of a dangerous person and, second, to consider what is being done to ease the doctor's position and, at the same time, satisfy public concern.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-84
JournalMedical Law Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2000


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