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Author Packer, Ira K.

Title Evaluation of criminal responsibility / Ira K. Packer
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 199 pages) : illustrations
Series Best practices in forensic mental health assessment
Best practices in forensic mental health assessment.
Contents The legal context -- Forensic mental health concepts-- Empirical foundations and limits -- Preparation for the evaluation -- Data collection -- Interpretation -- Report writing and testimony
Summary Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) has grown into a specialization informed by research and professional guidelines. This series presents up-to-date information on the most important and frequently conducted forms of FMHA. The 19 topical volumes address best approaches to practice for particular types of evaluation in the criminal, civil and juvenile/family areas. Each volume contains a thorough discussion of the relevant legal and psychological concepts, followed by a step-by-step description of the assessment process from preparing for the evaluation to writing the report and testifyin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Criminal liability.
Insanity (Law)
Forensic Psychiatry.
Insanity Defense.
Interview, Psychological -- methods.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195324854 (paperback; alk. paper)
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