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Published: 19 December 2008

224 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780195323054

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Evaluation of Competence to Stand Trial

Patricia Zapf and Ronald Roesch

Best Practices for Forensic Mental Health Assessments

Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) has grown into a specialization informed by research and professional guidelines. This series presents up-to-date information on the most important and frequently conducted forms of FMHA. The 19 topical volumes address best approaches to practice for particular types of evaluation in the criminal, civil, and juvenile/family areas. Each volume contains a thorough discussion of the relevant legal and psychological concepts, followed by a step-by-step description of the assessment process from preparing for the evaluation to writing the report and testifying in court.


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