Psychiatric injury


H Teff, Causing Psychiatric and Emotional Harm: Reshaping the Boundaries of Legal Liability (Hart, 2008)


M Chamallas with L Kerber, ‘Women, Mothers and the Law of Fright: A History’ (1990) 88 MLR 814

A feminist critique of the slow evolution of liability for psychiatric injury which argues that it reflects stereotyped assumptions about women’s psyches.

M Jones, ‘Liability for Psychiatric Damage: Search for a Path Between Pragmatism and Principle’ in J Neyers, E Chamberlain and S Patel (eds) Emerging Issues in Tort Law (Hart, 2007)

A detailed summary of how and why the law has developed as it has.