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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
Insanity Defense, Diminished Capacity, Mitigation

Insanity Defense, Diminished Capacity, Mitigation  

Richard I. Frederick

in Ziskin's Coping with Psychiatric and Psychological Testimony (6 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780190466237
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195174113.003.0023
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195174113

This chapter outlines the insanity defense, diminished capacity, and mitigation. It considers the standards of insanity, contending with insanity evaluations, and volition. ...

Memorandum on Gisburne House

Memorandum on Gisburne House  

Donald W. Winnicott

in The Collected Works of D. W. Winnicott: Volume 5, 1955-1959

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2016
Series: 
The Collected Works of D. W. Winnicott
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780190458430
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271374.003.0101
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190271374

In this memorandum sent to the London County Council, Winnicott details the important work of Gisburne House as a school and mental hospital for disturbed girls and applauds its reopening. ...

Letter to The Times
         Punishment and Crime: A Psychologist’s View

Letter to The Times: Punishment and Crime: A Psychologist’s View  

Donald W. Winnicott

in The Collected Works of D. W. Winnicott: Volume 3, 1946-1951

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2016
Series: 
The Collected Works of D. W. Winnicott
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780190458416
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271350.003.0043
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190271350
In this letter to The Times, Winnicott frames a response to reports on delinquency, crime, and insanity and emphasises the importance of considering the ‘other half’ of every antisocial ... More
Memorandum on Corporal Punishment

Memorandum on Corporal Punishment  

Donald W. Winnicott

in The Collected Works of D. W. Winnicott: Volume 2, 1939-1945

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2016
Series: 
The Collected Works of D. W. Winnicott
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780190458409
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271343.003.0056
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190271343
In his Memorandum on Corporal Punishment, written for the County Hostels Committee of Oxfordshire County Council, Winnicott suggests that the Committee should consider the subject of ... More
Preparation for the Evaluation

Preparation for the Evaluation  

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/9780195324853.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195324853

Chapter 4 outlines preparations for the evaluation, including referrals, collateral sources of information, and initiating the interview with the defendant. ...

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
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
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
Interpretation

Interpretation  

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/9780195324853.003.0006
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195324853

Chapter 6 explores the interpretive process to be used by evaluators in criminal responsibility (CR) cases, as well as common errors in analyzing data. ...

Learning Breathing Skills and Understanding Your Negative Thinking

Learning Breathing Skills and Understanding Your Negative Thinking  

Michelle G. Craske and David H. Barlow

in Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic: Workbook for Primary Care Settings

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2007
Series: 
Treatments That Work
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230401
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195311341.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Psychosocial Interventions and Psychotherapy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195311341
Disorder: 
Anxiety Disorders
Chapter 2 discusses how to learn breathing skills and to understand negative thinking. It covers goals, record keeping, typical mistaken beliefs about panic symptoms (insanity, losing ... More
Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility

Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility  

Ira K. Packer

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2009
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230210
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195324853.001.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195324853
Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) has grown into a specialization informed by research and professional guidelines. This title presents up-to-date information on the most important ... More
Mental Disability, Criminal Responsibility, and Civil Commitment

Mental Disability, Criminal Responsibility, and Civil Commitment  

Stephen J. Morse

in The Roots of Modern Psychology and Law: A Narrative History

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2018
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780190688738
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190688707.003.0006
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190688707
Disorder: 
Mood Disorders
This chapter interweaves a history and analysis of these issues in the formative years of the American Psychology–Law Society with the author’s involvement in writing about it and in taking ... More
Release Decision-Making

Release Decision-Making  

Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, and Casey LaDuke

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261672
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199941551.003.0024
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199941551
The release decision-making process as it relates to the adult criminal justice system is the focus of the two reports in this chapter. In both of these cases, the evaluees had previously ... More
Data Collection

Data Collection  

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/9780195324853.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195324853
Chapter 5 discusses data collection, the role of the forensic evaluator in gathering information, historical information, current mental status examination, offense-related information, ... More

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