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Author McSherry, Bernadette.
Title Managing fear [electronic resource] : the law and ethics of preventive detention and risk assessment / Bernadette McSherry.
Publication Info. New York : Routledge, 2014.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series International perspectives on forensic mental health.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction and theories of risk and precaution -- Introduction -- Theories of risk and precaution -- Risk assessment instruments and techniques -- The laws of preventive detention and supervision -- Laws of preventive detention -- Supervision, control, and community treatment orders -- Proving risk in preventive detention and supervision proceedings -- Human rights and ethical issues -- Human rights issues -- The ethics of forensic risk assessment -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Detention of persons.
Detention of persons -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Detention of persons -- Government policy -- History.
Risk assessment -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Risk perception -- Social aspects.
Mental health personnel -- Professional ethics.
Mental health personnel and patient -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781138000735 1138000736 9780415632393 0415632390 (DLC) 2013006684
ISBN 1136215174 (electronic bk.)
9781136215179 (electronic bk.)
9781138000735 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1138000736 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780415632393 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0415632390 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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