By Helen Mavourneen Farrell M.D.
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Forensic Psychiatry: crucial Board Review is a useful examine advisor for these medical professionals getting ready for the forensic psychiatry board examination or looking recertification. The textual content is a concise and useful reduction for getting to know forensics, making key ideas effortless to appreciate and memorize.
The booklet is split into 4 sections. the 1st part, Board exam information and Pitfalls, offers you very important suggestion on every thing from registering for the exam to potent learning ideas to the ability of embracing a good perspective. the second one part, High Yield Notes, presents a wide assessment of significant themes in forensic psychiatry together with forensic ethics in addition to civil and legal matters. The 3rd part, Legal Cases, contains a concise overview of vital psychological health and wellbeing criminal situations. The final part, Board-Style Questions, contains greater than a hundred board-style questions besides solutions and specific causes for self-assessment.
Although the e-book focuses totally on forensic psychiatrists, a bigger viewers can reap the benefits of studying it together with psychologists, social employees, criminologists, basic psychiatrists, scientific scholars, and lawyers or legislation scholars attracted to psychological wellbeing and fitness law.
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Ct. 3383 (1983) Issue Psychiatric testimony at criminal sentencing Summary Thomas Barefoot was convicted of murdering a police officer in Texas. At his sentencing hearing, Dr. James Grigson was called by the prosecution to testify about Barefoot’s future dangerousness risk. Dr. Grigson had never evaluated Barefoot, but he did testify regarding hypothetical questions, which the defense contested. Holding Testimony on hypothetical questions is permissible, even if the doctor did not evaluate the offender, only if such questions relate to future dangerousness.
1923 (1996) Issue Therapist–patient privilege and social workers Summary Mary Lu Redmond, a police officer, shot and killed Ricky Allen while on duty in Illinois. This was a traumatic incident for Redmond who sought counseling from a social worker. Allen’s family brought suit against Redmond alleging that she used excessive force in the killing of Allen. The prosecution wanted access to the social worker’s therapy notes for use in the trial, but Redmond argued that these should be protected under her psychotherapist–patient privilege.
Case People v. Stritzinger, 34 Cal. 2d 738 (1983) Issue Psychotherapist–patient privilege and confidentiality Summary Carl Stritzinger was convicted of child molestation, including sexual acts with his 14-year-old stepdaughter, Sarah. When Sarah’s mother found out, she arranged for Dr. Walker to meet with both Sarah and Carl. Dr. Walker first met with Sarah, who reported the sexual misconduct, prompting Dr. Walker’s mandate to notify authorities. Later, Carl Stritzinger shared details of the sexual acts with Dr.
Forensic psychiatry: essential board review by Helen Mavourneen Farrell M.D.