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Civil litigation and the child psychiatrist.
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1990 Nov; 29(6):963-8.JA

Abstract

This paper reviews the legal principles involved in tort litigation and covers the evolution of case law regarding recovery of damages for psychic trauma. Concepts of zone of danger, foreseeability, and proximate cause are discussed. Issues for both plaintiff and expert witness are discussed. Case examples are provided, and recommendations are made regarding the child psychiatrist's involvement in these cases.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.No affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Case Reports
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

2273029

Citation

Schetky, D H., and M J. Guyer. "Civil Litigation and the Child Psychiatrist." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 29, no. 6, 1990, pp. 963-8.
Schetky DH, Guyer MJ. Civil litigation and the child psychiatrist. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1990;29(6):963-8.
Schetky, D. H., & Guyer, M. J. (1990). Civil litigation and the child psychiatrist. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 29(6), 963-8.
Schetky DH, Guyer MJ. Civil Litigation and the Child Psychiatrist. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1990;29(6):963-8. PubMed PMID: 2273029.
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