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(p. 175) Report Writing and Testimony 

(p. 175) Report Writing and Testimony
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(p. 175) Report Writing and Testimony
Author(s):

Debra A. Pinals

and Douglas Mossman

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195329148.003.0007
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date: 27 October 2020

Chapter 7, describes elements of good report writing in those rare instances that require it and then offer recommendations for providing testimony. It begins with some comments about preparation of the document that legally initiates civil commitment procedures: the affidavit or petition for commitment, before outlining the process of testimony.

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