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A Primer for Psychiatrists on Court Hearings

Topics: Capacity | Commitment | court hearings | involuntary civil commitment | Legal issues | medication capacity hold | Statutes | testifying

CHPR: Please tell us about yourself; you have a background in both law and psychiatry, right? Dr. VanDercar: Correct. I practiced law in Florida for a couple of years, working as in-house counsel and risk manager for a medical practice. I then remained in Florida for medical school before moving to Cleveland for psychiatry residency and a forensic psyc

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