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What is admissible or objectionable? Be knowledgeable about psychiatric and psychological evidence. Easy access to information. Part one: Basic introduction to psychology and psychiatry; theories of mental illness, how diagnosed and treated; fundamentals of psychiatric and psychological professions; how to research literature. Part two: Rules of evidence that apply; obtaining and presenting evidence, qualifying experts, limitations on evidence. Part three: Applying psychiatric and psychological evidence to criminal proceedings, legal issues involving children, and competence proceedings. Also includes complete analysis of most recent developments, including Supreme Court's decision in Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Includes Westlaw® search references.