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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. 3827 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. 4783 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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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. 4687 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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Amnesia

Natalie Pyszora, Eli Jaldow and Michael Kopelman.

in Forensic Neuropsychology in Practice

June 2009; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 12633 words.

Chapter 6 provides a guide for forensic practitioners assessing those presenting with memory problems in criminal and civil settings by summarizing key aspects of the literature and...

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Anxiety disorders including post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Catherine F. Lewis.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4794 words.

Increasing numbers of studies of correctional populations have emphasized diagnosis with structured clinical instruments over the past two decades. These studies have primarily focused on...

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Appendix: Childcare law and practice for forensic mental health practitioners

Sarah Lerner and Lib Skinner.

in Forensic Mental Health

October 2009; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry; Medical Ethics. 3294 words.

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