Forensic Psychiatry, An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455749294, 9781455747504

Forensic Psychiatry, An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics, Volume 35-4

1st Edition

Authors: Charles Scott
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455749294
eBook ISBN: 9781455747504
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 7th November 2012
Page Count: 240


This subject, written for psychiatrists, is of importance and relevance to psychiatrists dealing with apsects of the practice that cross with legal professionals and with school and corporate professionals. This subject of Forensic Psychiatry presents topics on: Psychopharmacologic treatment of aggression; Assessment of blackouts and claimed amnesia; Forensic assessment of bullying; Testamentary capacity and guardianship assessments; Psychological testing and the assessment of malingering; Child murder by parents; Mass murderers: who are they and how might we stop them?; Child pornography and the Internet; Do’s and don’ts of depositions; Juvenile offenders: Updates on competency and culpability; The role of the forensic psychiatrist in the immigration process; and Psychiatric Management of the Problematic Employee. The topics are presented to include coverage of Nature and Definition of the Problem, Physical Examination, Evaluation, Competency Evaluation, Clinical Assessment Strategies, Psychiatric Testing Strategies, Reaching an Opinion, with Key Points of every topic.


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About the Authors

Charles Scott Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California - Davis