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Psychological Evaluations for the Courts free pdf The definitive reference and text for both mental health and legal professionals is now in a thoroughly updated third edition. This volume offers a uniquely comprehensive discussion of the legal and clinical contexts of forensic assessment, along with best-practice guidelines for participating effectively and ethically in a wide range of criminal and civil proceedings. Extensively revised, the third edition analyzes recent legal developments concerning the admissibility of expert testimony, the insanity defense, sexual predators, the death penalty, outpatient commitment, medication refusal, juvenile justice, antidiscrimination laws, special education laws, and more. It also presents new empirical findings and instruments related to risk assessment, criminal and civil competencies, child custody, and feigning mental illness.

About Gary B. Melton

Gary B. Melton, PhD, Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life, Clemson University, USA- John Petrila, JD, LLM, Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, University of South Florida, USA- Norman G. Poythress, PhD, Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, University of South Florida, USA- and Christopher Slobogin, JD, LLM, Fredric G. Levin College of Law, University of Florida, USA. with Phillip M. Lyons Jr., JD, PhD, and Randy K. Otto, PhD

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Author : Gary B. Melton
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Data Published : 25 October 2007
ISBN : 1572309660
EAN : 9781572309661
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 930 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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