21. Civil Commitment

  1. Eric Y. Drogin,
  2. Frank M. Dattilio,
  3. Robert L. Sadoff and
  4. Thomas G. Gutheil
  1. David F. Mrad and
  2. Clarence Watson

Published Online: 18 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118093399.ch21

Handbook of Forensic Assessment: Psychological and Psychiatric Perspectives

Handbook of Forensic Assessment: Psychological and Psychiatric Perspectives

How to Cite

Drogin, E. Y., Dattilio, F. M., Sadoff, R. L. and Gutheil, T. G. (2011) Civil Commitment, in Handbook of Forensic Assessment: Psychological and Psychiatric Perspectives, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. doi: 10.1002/9781118093399.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470484050

Online ISBN: 9781118093399

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Keywords:

  • Civil commitment;
  • Police power;
  • Individual jurisdictions;
  • Civil commitment laws;
  • Civil liberty rights

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Preparation

  • Data Collection

  • Data Interpretation

  • Communication