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Achieving positive outcomes for justice-involved people with behavioural health disorders

David A. D’Amora, Mai P. Tran and Fred C. Osher.

in Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender in the Community

September 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 8266 words.

Across the United States, a disproportionate number of individuals with behavioural health disorders (mental, substance-use, or co-occurring disorders) are under correctional supervision....

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ADA/Disability

Howard Forman.

in Landmark Cases in Forensic Psychiatry

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 1846 words.

Chapter 16 includes a group of cases that relate to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Most of the cases involve Title II of the act, specifically that no individual with a...

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Adjustment disorders

Graham D. Glancy and Stefan R. Treffers.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 3859 words.

Becoming incarcerated and the challenges associated with incarceration are for most people major life stressors. The development of acute adjustment disorders is very common in these...

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Adolescent Sexual Behavior in the Digital Age

Edited by Fabian Saleh, Albert Grudzinskas and Abigail Judge.

April 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 400 pages.

The nexus between the digital revolution and adolescent sexual behavior has posed significant challenges to mental health practitioners, attorneys, and educators. These digital technologies...

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Adolescent Sexuality on the Internet

David Smahel and Kaveri SubrahmanyaM.

in Adolescent Sexual Behavior in the Digital Age

April 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 10663 words.

To examine adolescent sexuality on the Internet, the chapter begins by presenting a co-construction framework connecting youths’ online behavior to their development. Then we describe the...

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Aggression

Robert L. Trestman.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4812 words.

Managing aggression is a challenge for psychiatry in all settings. Recognizing opportunities for appropriate assessment and intervention in correctional settings is an important component...

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Aggression

Robert L. Trestman.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5069 words.

Managing aggression is a challenge for psychiatry in all settings. Recognizing opportunities for appropriate assessment and intervention in correctional settings is an important component...

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The Aging Physician and Other Professionals

Marilyn Price and Donald J. Meyer.

in GERIATRIC FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Old Age Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5427 words.

Capacity to practice ones’ profession safely and effectively may become an issue as physicians or other professionals age. While this chapter will focus primarily on the psychiatric...

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Aging prisoners and the provision of correctional mental health

Kristin G. Cloyes and Kathryn A. Burns.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4709 words.

The incarcerated population is aging. Newly arrested individuals and those aging in prison from mandatory lengthy sentences contribute to this dynamic. Screening for impairment and...

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Alcohol and drug misuse

Helen Miles and Andrew Johns.

in Forensic Neuropsychology in Practice

June 2009; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine. 11306 words.

Chapter 8 briefly examines the relationship between use of alcohol and drugs and offending, including an overview of medico-legal issues, especially that of criminal responsibility, a...

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