Assessment in forensic psychiatry

Nigel Eastman, Gwen Adshead, Simone Fox, Richard Latham and Seán Whyte

in Forensic Psychiatry

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Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199562824
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740800 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Assessment in forensic psychiatry

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The forensic psychiatric assessment - Assessment of personality - Sexual attitudes and behaviour - Psychological testing - Psychological test domains - Specific psychological tests - Use of biological investigations - Information gathering and liaison - Diagnosis - Formulation - Special issues in forensic assessments - Special issues in prison settings - Special issues with women - Special issues with children & youths - Special issues with witnesses - Special issues with victims - Suggestibility and compliance

Chapter.  13958 words. 

Subjects: Forensic Psychiatry

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