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Alcohol and drug misuse 

Alcohol and drug misuse
Alcohol and drug misuse

Helen Miles

and Andrew Johns

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date: 18 August 2019

Chapter 8 briefly examines the relationship between use of alcohol and drugs and offending, including an overview of medico-legal issues, especially that of criminal responsibility, a review of the neuropsychological impact of substance use, and the practical issues in undertaking the neuropsychological assessment of substance users in criminal and civil cases, and in forensic clinical settings.

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