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This work combines the expertise of 30 medical and legal experts who address the key legal issues encountered by mental health care professionals in treating mentally disordered and incapable persons and lawyers representing them. Addressing compliance and liability concerns, the publication covers community intervention, involuntary hospitalization, consent to treatment, substitute decision-making, nursing responsibilities, patient rights and remedies, and record keeping. The special issues in caring for minors and geriatric patients are also fully canvassed.