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Author Nesca, Marc.

Title Forensic interviewing in criminal court matters : a guide for clinicians / by Marc Nesca and J. Thomas Dalby
Published Springfield, Illinois, U.S.A. : Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd., [2013]
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Summary Forensic mental health assessment has essentially become synonymous with forensic psychological assessment. This necessary shift toward empirically grounded procedures has had the unfortunate by-product of diminishing the importance of the clinical interview in favor of procedures biased in the direction of rigid structure and statistical formulas. In contrast, the authors' approach to forensic mental health places the individual front and center in the assessment process. The need to treat the interviewee as an individual rather than a member of some statistically defined group is the recurri
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Subject Forensic psychiatry.
Interviewing in law enforcement -- Psychological aspects.
Mentally ill offenders.
Personality assessment.
Form Electronic book
Author Dalby, J. Thomas (John Thomas)
LC no. 2013004821
ISBN 0398088853 (epub)
9780398088859 (epub)