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    Handbook of Forensic Mental Health

    Keith Soothill, Paul Rogers, and Mairead Dolan, eds. Handbook of Forensic Mental Health. Portland: Willan Publishing. 2008. xxvii + 627 pp., ISBN 1-84392-261-2 (pbk) Forensic mental health, at least as a formal term of practice and inquiry, is less than 40 years old. Nearl y 20 years ago, a schizophrenic patient recently released from hospital murdered a young British boy, giving a significant push to the rapid advance of forensic mental health work in the United Kingdom. In this compendium of nearly...
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