Forensic Psychiatry, An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Nov 14, 2012 - Medical - 240 pages
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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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Contents

PSYCHIATRIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA
ix
Mental Health and Legal Systems Inextricably Intertwined
xi
Causes Classification and Prevention
757
Chapter 2 Child Murder by Parents and Evolutionary Psychology
781
A Guide to Remember
797
Chapter 4 Child Pornography and the Internet
821
Competence to Stand Trial
837
Chapter 6 Psychological Testing and the Assessment of Malingering
855
Chapter 7 Forensic Aspects and Assessment of School Bullying
877
Chapter 8 Psychiatric Consultation in Problem Employee Situations
901
Chapter 9 Testamentary Capacity and Guardianship Assessments
915
Chapter 10 Forensic Mental Health Professionals in the Immigration Process
929
Strategies for the Expert Witness
947
Chapter 12 Psychopharmacologic Management of Aggression
957
Index
973
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