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(p. 47) Forensic Mental Health Concepts 

(p. 47) Forensic Mental Health Concepts
(p. 47) Forensic Mental Health Concepts

Debra A. Pinals

and Douglas Mossman

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date: 25 October 2020

Chapter 2 discusses the forensic mental health concepts relevant to civil commitment. These include substantial mental disorder, risk or danger (along with practical aspects of the forensic application of dangerousness in civil commitment), least restrictive alternative, and common forensic and legal issues for which experts must often plan.

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