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Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook
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Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook

Publication Year: 2014
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Heilbrun, Kirk; DeMatteo, David; Holliday, Stephanie Brooks
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-199-94155-1
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 96
Doody Core Title:
  • Score: 2 (Psychology, Clinical)
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The second edition is thoroughly updated in light of the developments and changes in the field, while still keeping the unique structure of presenting cases, detailed reports, and specific teaching points on a wide range of topics.

Since the publication of the First Edition of Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook over a decade ago, there have been a number of significant changes in the applicable law, ethics, science, and practice that have shaped the conceptual and empirical underpinnings of FMHA.

Now featuring 50 real-world cases, this new edition covers topics including criminal responsibility, sexual offending risk evaluation, federal sentencing, capital sentencing, capacity to consent to treatment, personal injury, harassment and discrimination, guardianship, juvenile commitment, transfer and decertification, response style, expert testimony, evaluations in a military context, and many more. It will be invaluable for anyone involved in assessments for the courts, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and attorneys, as well as for FMHA courses.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Heilbrun, Kirk; DeMatteo, David; Holliday, Stephanie Brooks
  • ISBN: 978-0-199-94155-1
  • Specialty:
    Abnormal Psychology
    Clinical Psychology
    Psychiatry
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd Ed.
  • Pages: 640
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2014
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 96
  • Doody Core Title:
    • Score: 2 (Psychology, Clinical)

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