Patients, Families, and the Legal System
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 11, Number 3, March 2013
Annette Hanson, MD
Clinical assistant professor, Director, fellowship in forensic psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Dr. Hanson has disclosed that she has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial company pertaining to this educational activity.
The legal system can provide much-needed help to psychiatry patients and their families. Forensic psychiatrist Annette Hanson, MD, expertly explains legal options such as mental health courts and guardianship.