The Evolution of Forensic Psychiatry: History, Current Developments, Future Directions

Hardcover | July 3, 2015

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Dr. Robert Sadoff's The Evolution of Forensic Psychiatry is extraordinarily unique in that it is not intended to be a textbook or a guide to forensic psychiatry. Instead, this book is a fascinating mix of historical beginnings, current developments, representative subspecialties of psychiatry,and several allied disciplines and their impact on forensic psychiatry. Furthermore, it also includes neuroscientific research and how it translates to civic and criminal case work. Judges, attorneys, law professors and a police scientist all weigh in on the influence of the interdisciplinaryresearch these forensic scientists have had on the justice system.Featuring case examples and research conducted by the professionals who have had the greatest influence on the growth of the field of forensic psychiatry, they lead the discussion on the various aspects and issues of the discipline's impact on the criminal justice system.

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Dr. Robert Sadoff's The Evolution of Forensic Psychiatry is extraordinarily unique in that it is not intended to be a textbook or a guide to forensic psychiatry. Instead, this book is a fascinating mix of historical beginnings, current developments, representative subspecialties of psychiatry,and several allied disciplines and their im...

Dr. Robert Sadoff is the author of 12 books on forensic psychiatry, over 100 Journal articles and over 30 chapters in others' books. He is board certified in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry and Legal Medicine. He is the founder and director of the forensic psychiatry fellowship program at the University of Pennsylvania. He has examined...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:July 3, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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DedicationAcknowledgementsJonas R. Rappaport: ForewordRobert L. Sadoff: IntroductionHistory1. Kenneth J. Weiss: American Forensic Psychiatry Begins: Setting Standards2. Melvin S. Heller: Development of Forensic Psychiatry Training at Temple University and Services in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania: A Memoir3. Richard Rosner and Robert L. Sadoff: The Modern Era of Forensic PsychiatryCurrent Developments in Teaching Forensic Psychiatry4. Richard Ciccone and Joshua C. W. Jones: The Teaching Roles of the Forensic Psychiatrist5. Thomas G. Gutheil: The Program in Psychiatry and the Law: A New Direction in Forensic Training and Experience6. Phillip J. Resnick: Reflections of a Forensic Teacher7. Charles L. Scott: Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Training: Fundamentals for the Future8. Stephen Bates Billick: The Development of a Fully Integrated Forensic Psychiatry Residency Within a General Department of PsychiatryChild and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry9. Annie Steinberg and Laurentine Fromm: 'The Child is Father of the Man": Mutual Influences of Child and Adult Forensic Psychiatry10. Steven Berkowitz: Childhood Maltreatment and Chronic Unmediated Stress: A New View for Forensic Psychiatry11. Richard J. Gelles and Debra Schilling Wolfe: Social Policy, Child Abuse and Neglect, and Forensic Psychiatry12. Catherine Mao and Susan Rushing: Juvenile Sentencing and the Possibility of Parole following Miller v. AlabamaPsychiatry Subspecialties and Forensic Psychiatry13. Rachel Shmuts, Robert M. Weinrieb and Kajal R. Patel: Forensic Issues in Hospital-Based Psychiatric Consultations14. Joel E. Streim: Forensic Issues in Geriatric Psychiatry15. Clarence Watson: Inpatient Forensic Psychiatry16. Jeffrey L. Metzner, Kenneth L. Appelbaum, Robert L. Trestman: Correctional Psychiatry: Its Influence on the Forensic Psychiatrist17. Joseph N. DiGiacomo and Robert L. Sadoff: Managing Malpractice Risks During Psychopharmacologic Treatment18. Richard Limoges: Forensic Psychiatry and Addiction PsychiatryForensic Psychiatry and Other Professions19. Eric Y. Drogin and Frank M. Dattilio: Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology: Fraternal Twins of Courtroom Science20. Claire Pouncey: Forensic Psychiatric Ethics: A Return to the Ivory Tower21. Mark R. Pressman: Forensic Sleep Medicine: Sleepwalking, Automatisms, Scientific Evidence and the Law22. Kathleen Brown: Nobody Wins Without a Good Team23. William S. Laufer and Danielle M. Dorn: Criminology and Forensic Psychiatry: Sharing a DisciplineForensic Psychiatry and Legal Issues24. Michael L. Perlin: Forensic Psychiatry and the Law: Litigation, Advocacy, Scholarship and Teaching25. The Honorable Robert Matthews: Forensic Psychiatry: A View From a Trial Lawyer and a Judge26. NiaLena Caravasos: The Growing Intersection of Forensic Psychiatry and Federal Criminal Defense27. George Cronin: Forensic Psychiatry in Law Enforcement: A Practitioner's PerspectiveFuture Directions28. Ruben C. Gur and Oren M. Gur: Linking Brain and Behavioral Measures in the Medical-Legal Context29. Robert A. Schug, Adrian Raine, Yu Gao, Andrea Glenn and Yaling Yang: Neurocriminology: Applications for Forensic Psychiatry30. Alisa R. Gutman: How Can the Neuroscience of Memory Inform Our Understanding of Amnesia in Criminal Settings?31. Stephen J. Morse: Indispensable Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology: The (Non) Challenge from NeuroscienceAppendixIndex