FOUNDATION Chapter 1: The Legal Context Chapter 2: Forensic Mental Health Concepts Chapter 3: Empirical Foundations and Limits APPLICATION Chapter 4 : Preparation for the Evaluation Chapter 5: Data Collection Chapter 6: Interpretation Chapter 7: Report Writing and Testimony References Tests and Specialized Tools Cases and Statutes Key Terms Index About the Authors
Debra Pinals, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and the Director of Forensic Education of the Law and Psychiatry Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is also Assistant Commissioner of Forensic Services for the Department of Mental Health in Massachusetts. Douglas Mossman, M.D. is Administrative Director of Glenn M. Weaver Institute of Law and Psychiatry at the College of Law, University of Cincinnati and Program Director for Forensic Psychiatry Training at the UC College of Medicine.