The latest edition of the book mental health professionals consult to describe accurately the illnesses their patients present is now in the collection. Lawyers in a variety of specialties also use the DSM-5-TR as they deal with questions of client’s capacity to manage their own affairs.
Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders : DSM-5-TR / American Psychiatric Association
PRINT | American Psychiatric Association Publishing | 2022. | Fifth edition, text revision.
Available at 4th floor Reading Room (Call number: RC455.2.C4 D53 2022)
Other resources in the collection include:
A lawyer's guide to understanding psychiatry / John S. Carbone
Carbone, John S. (John Stephen), 1962-
PRINT | American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division | c2012.
Available at 4th floor Reading Room (Call number: KF8965 .C37 2012)
Criminal justice standards on mental health
ABA criminal justice mental health standards.
American Bar Association.
PRINT | [American Bar Association] |  | [Third revised edition 2016].
Available at 4th floor Reading Room (Call number: KF480 .B222 2016)
How to examine mental health experts : a family lawyer's handbook of issues and strategies / John A. Zervopoulos, Ph.D, J.D
Zervopoulos, John A.
PRINT | American Bar Association, Family Law Section |  | Second edition.
Available at 4th floor Reading Room (Call number: KF8965 .Z474 2020)
Mental health law in a nutshell / John E.B. Myers, Professor of Law, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Mental health law
Myers, John E. B.
PRINT | West Academic Publishing |  | Second edition.
Available at 4th floor Reading Room (Call number: KF3828 .M94 2019)
Mental capacity : legal and medical aspects of assessment and treatment / Arthur C. Walsh ... [et al.]
PRINT | Shepard's/McGraw-Hill | c1994- | 2nd ed.
Available at 4th floor Reading Room (Call number: KF480 .M46 1994)
Representing people with autism spectrum disorders : a practical guide for criminal defense lawyers / Elizabeth Kelley, editor
PRINT | American Bar Association | 
Available at 4th floor Reading Room (Call number: KF480.5.A94 R47 2020)
CPCS mental health proceedings in Massachusetts : a manual for defense counsel / editors: Mark A. Larsen, Esq., Mariam H. Ruttenberg, Esq. ; reviewers: Tamara A. Barney, Esq. and 11 others
Mental health proceedings in Massachusetts
PRINT | MCLE New England | 2020. | 7th edition, 2020.
Available at 5th floor MCLE (Call number: KFM2765 .G65 2020)