The Scientific Basis of Child Custody Decisions PDF ePub eBook

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The Scientific Basis of Child Custody Decisions free pdf The legal system requires mental health professionals to provide research summaries to support their evaluations in child custody cases. Contributions from leading developmental researchers, legal professionals, and clinicians describe how scientific evidence is properly used in court. Timely and current, this book helps evaluators access the best information to fulfill their obligations to their clients and the court. The Second Edition adds chapters on family observation, parental alienation, and sexual abuse. Forensic psychologists, family lawyers, and judges will be equipped with the most current information to aid in custody decisions.

About Robert M. Galatzer-Levy

ROBERT M. GALATZER-LEVY , MS, MD, is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist in private practice. He serves on the faculties of The University of Chicago and The Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. The coauthor of four books and more than a hundred professional publications, he has wide experience as a forensic evaluator and witness and has served in a leadership capacity in professional organizations. He is currently President of the Chicago Psychoanalytic Society and Secretary of the American Psychoanalytic Association. LOUIS KRAUS , MD, is Chair and the Woman's Board Professor of the Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center. He has extensive experience in the interface of psychiatry and the law including consulting with the Department of Justice and significant work with youth advocacy. JEANNE GALATZER-LEVY , MS, is a medical writer and editor. She is an Associate Director in the Office of Public Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Author : Robert M. Galatzer-Levy
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 16 June 2009
ISBN : 0470038586
EAN : 9780470038581
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 500 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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