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(p. 19) Forensic Mental Health Concepts 

(p. 19) Forensic Mental Health Concepts
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(p. 19) Forensic Mental Health Concepts
Author(s):

Philip H. Witt

and Mary Alice Conroy

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195322644.003.0002
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date: 22 October 2019

Chapter 2 explores forensic mental health concepts relating to the evaluation of SVPs. It discusses constructs defining mental disorder or abnormality (DSM diagnoses, Avix I diagnoses, Axis II diagnoses, psychopathy), constructs defining volitional impairment, and constructs defining risk.

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