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Forensic Mental Health Assessment : A Casebook

Forensic Mental Health Assessment : A Casebook - 02 edition

Forensic Mental Health Assessment : A Casebook - 02 edition

ISBN13: 9780195145687

ISBN10: 0195145682

Forensic Mental Health Assessment : A Casebook by Kirk Heilbrum, Geffory Marczyk and David Dematteo - ISBN 9780195145687
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published:
International: No
Forensic Mental Health Assessment : A Casebook by Kirk Heilbrum, Geffory Marczyk and David Dematteo - ISBN 9780195145687

ISBN13: 9780195145687

ISBN10: 0195145682

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Summary

This is the first casebook focusing specifically on forensic assessment. It contains cases from a broad range of civil, criminal, and family legal questions, described in case reports contributed by expert forensic psychologists and psychiatrists. It will be useful for anyone involved in assessments for the courts and attorneys, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and attorneys.

Author Bio

Heilbrum, Kirk : MCP Hahnemann University


Marczyk, Geffory : Yale University


Dematteo, David : Medical College of Virginia

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Contributors
1. Introduction and Overview
2. Miranda Rights Waiver
3. Competence to Act as One's Own Attorney
4. Competence to Stand Trial
5. Competence to Be Sentenced
6. Competence to Be Executed
7. Criminal Sentencing
8. Juvenile Commitment
9. Juvenile Competence to Stand Trial
10. Juvenile Waiver and Reverse Waiver
11. Sanity at the Time of the Offense
12. Mens Rea and Diminished Capacity
13. Sex Offender Sentencing
14. Release Decision Making
15. Child Custody
16. Termination of Parental Rights
17. Civil Commitment
18. Civil Psychological Injury
19. Competence to Consent to Treatment
20. Guardianship
21. Malpractice
22. Worker's Compensation
23. Threat/Risk Assessment
24. Malingering
References
Index

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