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Forensic Mental Health Concepts

Forensic Mental Health Concepts  

Ira K. Packer

in Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2009
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230210
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195324853.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195324853
Chapter 2 discusses special issues involved in considering conditions of intoxication at the time of the offense when interpreting the insanity standard and comments on conceptual issues ... More
Forensic Mental Health Concepts

Forensic Mental Health Concepts  

Scott Y. H. Kim

in Evaluation of Capacity to Consent to Treatment and Research

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2009
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230197
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195322958.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195322958
Chapter 2 examines how the law has been interpreted and incorporated into the practice of capacity evaluations in two parts. First, it turns to the topic of standards or definitions of ... More
Toward Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment

Toward Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessment  

Kirk Heilbrun, Thomas Grisso, and Alan M. Goldstein

in Foundations of Forensic Mental Health Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230241
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195323092.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195323092

Chapter 5 explores movements towards best practices in FMHA, the means of establishing standards for FMHA, and the structure and content of titles in the Best Practices in FMHA series. ...

The Legal Context

The Legal Context  

Scott Y. H. Kim

in Evaluation of Capacity to Consent to Treatment and Research

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2009
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230197
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195322958.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195322958

Chapter 1 discusses the legal and social context of consent capacity assessments, legal standards, and legal procedures in the clinical context of capacity evaluations. ...

Forensic Mental Health Concepts

Forensic Mental Health Concepts  

Kirk Heilbrun

in Evaluation for Risk of Violence in Adults

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2009
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230173
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195369816.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195369816
Chapter 2 describes strategies for addressing general and/or unelaborated FMHA legal standards in the course of risk assessment evaluations. The chapter concludes with 10 principles of FMHA ... More
Evaluation of Workplace Disability

Evaluation of Workplace Disability  

Lisa Drago Piechowski

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2011
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261641
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195341096.001.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195341096
Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) has grown into a specialization informed by research and professional guidelines. This series presents up-to-date information on the most important ... More
The Legal Context

The Legal Context  

Ira K. Packer

in Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2009
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230210
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195324853.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195324853
Chapter 1 considers the legal context of criminal responsibility evaluation, the purpose of the insanity defense, the evolution of legal standards for insanity (including the M'Naghten ... More
The Legal Context

The Legal Context  

Debra A. Pinals and Douglas Mossman

in Evaluation for Civil Commitment

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2011
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261580
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195329148.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195329148
Chapter 1 presents the legal context of civil commitment (the legal mechanism through which the government deprives persons of their liberty because of mental illness). It discusses the ... More
Empirical Foundations and Limits

Empirical Foundations and Limits  

Ira K. Packer

in Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2009
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230210
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195324853.003.0003
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195324853
Chapter 3 reviews research into the areas of correlates of acquittal by reason of insanity, the quality of criminal responsibility reports, clinicians' opinions about standards of practice ... More
Relevant Sources of Authority for Developing Best-Practice Standards

Relevant Sources of Authority for Developing Best-Practice Standards  

Kirk Heilbrun, Thomas Grisso, and Alan M. Goldstein

in Foundations of Forensic Mental Health Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230241
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195323092.003.0003
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195323092

Chapter 3 examines the relevant sources of authority for developing best-practice standards, including law, behavioral and medical sciences, professional ethics, and professional practice. ...

The Legal Context

The Legal Context  

Patricia A. Zapf and Ronald Roesch

in Evaluation of Competence to Stand Trial

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2008
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230203
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195323054.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195323054

Chapter 1 provides a review of the legal context for competency evaluations, including a historical overview, legal standards, and competency procedures. ...

The Legal Context

The Legal Context  

Kirk Heilbrun

in Evaluation for Risk of Violence in Adults

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2009
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230173
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195369816.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195369816

Chapter 1 considers the legal context of the risk of violence, sociolegal purpose and history, legal standards, legal procedures, and ethical considerations in FMHA risk assessment. ...

Evaluation for Personal Injury Claims

Evaluation for Personal Injury Claims  

Andrew W. Kane and Joel A. Dvoskin

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2011
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261597
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195326079.001.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195326079
Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) has grown into a specialization informed by research and professional guidelines. This series presents up-to-date information on the most important ... More
Foundations of Forensic Mental Health Assessment

Foundations of Forensic Mental Health Assessment  

Kirk Heilbrun, Thomas Grisso, and Alan Goldstein

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230241
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195323092.001.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195323092
There appears to be nearly universal acknowledgement of a need to disseminate scientific research in forensic assessments to those 'in the trenches'. The Best Practices in Forensic Mental ... More
Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility

Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility  

Ira K. Packer

in Forensic Assessments in Criminal and Civil Law: A Handbook for Lawyers

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190241780
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199766857.003.0003
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199766857
This chapter reviews the essential elements of professional standards used in the evaluation of criminal responsibility. It first provides an overview of the historical development of the ... More
Consultation During Voir Dire

Consultation During Voir Dire  

Margaret Bull Kovera and Brian L. Cutler

in Jury Selection

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2012
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261726
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195323016.003.0006
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195323016
This chapter describes consultation during voir dire, including observation of venireperson behavior (both inside and outside the courtroom), supplemental juror questionnaires (establishing ... More
The Legal Context

The Legal Context  

Geri S. W. Fuhrmann and Robert A. Zibbell

in Evaluation for Child Custody

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2011
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261573
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195329513.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195329513
Chapter 1 begins by examining how child custody determinations historically have reflected the social customs of their time and culture. Given the fluid state of family structure in ... More

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