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Mr. Smith is a 35-year-old unmarried Caucasian male who was diagnosed with schizophrenia, paranoid type, at the age of 22. At the time, he was in college and doing well academically but had started to become increasingly withdrawn from his friends and family. Those close to him began noticing that he appeared increasingly suspicious, making remarks about being followed and recorded by members of the Secret Service. He gradually stopped attending hockey practice and a book club, and his grades started to slip. One evening, his college roommate Adam arrived home to find Mr. Smith attempting to disassemble the microwave oven while it was still plugged into the wall outlet. When his roommate attempted to intervene, Mr. Smith became acutely agitated, started making angry remarks about hidden transponders, and threw a chair across the room. His roommate called the police, and Mr. Smith was escorted to the emergency room of the university hospital,where he remained extremely agitated and continued to make paranoid statements. He was admitted to the inpatient psychiatric service on an involuntary commitment status. During the hospitalization, a diagnosis of schizophrenia, paranoid type, was confirmed based on history obtained from multiple sources. He was stabilized on an anti psychotic medication, which almost completely dissipated his delusional thinking, and he was discharged in stable condition.Mr. Smith did well for about a month after his discharge, but then stopped taking his medication and Ethics and law are not the same, but they often interrelate. In managing their professional work with patients, healthcare providers primary focus should be patients well-being and best interest. It is essential that all clinicians seeking to work with individuals suffering from psychiatric disorders familiarize themselves with the relevant laws. Follow the template listed below, ALL aspects of the template should be included as it relates to Mr. Smith. The assignment should be written in APA format. All assignments should be posted in CANVAS. Points will be deducted from late assignments.After reading the case study, identify the following aspects of the case: Involuntary Hospitalization Involuntary Treatment Informed Consent Confidentiality HIPPA Duty to warn Malpractice Expert Witness (Consultation to the Court) Competency to Stand Trail Criminal Responsibility/Insanity Defense Evaluation of Psychiatric Disability Evaluation of Emotional Harm in Personal Injury Litigation Documentation EMTALA Ethical and Cultural Issues

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