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A new Internet discussion forum dedicated to scholarly discussions as
encompassed by the broad area of forensic psychiatry.

Discussion is welcomed regarding:

1) clinical cases (please pay careful attention to issues of
2) research and treatment issues in forensic psychiatric settings
such as secure hospitals, involuntary commitment, involuntary
treatment, informed consent
3) professional practice concerns including the ethics of practice
in forensic psychiatry
4) the adminstration and governance of forensic psychiatry, such
as in State Departments of Mental Health, the Armed Forces,
at the Federal level, and professional organizations
5) clinical and forensic consultation in areas of criminal, civil,
tort, and adminstrative law

and other related topics.

The list will also provide an opportunity to communicate with other
forensic psychiatrists with regard to these and other relevant
issues, including discussion of recent case law and trends in the
law that impact upon the practice of forensic psychiatry. Consultation
with colleagues is encouraged.
Questions for List Owner:
Bruce Harry, M.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of Missouri-Columbia,
N119 Health Sciences Center, Columbia Missouri 65212
Ian Pitchford, c/o Department of Biomedical Science, University of
Sheffield, Western Bank, SHEFFIELD, S10 2TN, United Kingdom.
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