22. Competency to Consent to Treatment

  1. Eric Y. Drogin,
  2. Frank M. Dattilio,
  3. Robert L. Sadoff and
  4. Thomas G. Gutheil
  1. Nicole Foubister and
  2. Mary Connell

Published Online: 18 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118093399.ch22

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) Competency to Consent to Treatment, in Handbook of Forensic Assessment: Psychological and Psychiatric Perspectives, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. doi: 10.1002/9781118093399.ch22

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:

  • Competence;
  • Informed consent process;
  • Clinical assessment;
  • Psychological assessment;
  • Civil law

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Preparation

  • Data Collection

  • Data Interpretation

  • Communication