Forensic mental health screening and evaluation of client-offenders
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Forensic mental health screening and evaluation of client-offenders an overview by Ingo Keilitz

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Published by National Center for State Courts in Williamsburg, Va .
Written in English


  • Forensic psychiatry,
  • Mental health facilities -- United States -- Directories

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StatementIngo Keilitz, W. Lawrence Fitch, Thomas B. Marvell.
SeriesPerspectives on mental health and the law -- no. 1
ContributionsFitch, W. Lawrence, Marvell, Thomas B., 1939-
LC ClassificationsRA1151 K45
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 111 p. :
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19033683M

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