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

ISBN : 9780199393435

Robert L. Sadoff
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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 interdisciplinary research 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.


List of Contributors
Foreword by Jonas R. Rappaport, M.D.
Introduction by Robert L. Sadoff, M.D.
Chapter 1: American Forensic Psychiatry Begins: Setting Standards by Kenneth J. Weiss, M.D.
Chapter 2: Development of Forensic Psychiatry Training at Temple University and Services in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania: A Memoir by Melvin S. Heller, M.D.
Chapter 3: The Modern Era of Forensic Psychiatry by Richard Rosner, M.D. and Robert L. Sadoff, M.D.
Current Developments in Teaching Forensic Psychiatry
Chapter 4: The Teaching Roles of the Forensic Psychiatrist by J. Richard Ciccone, M.D. and Joshua C.W. Jones, M.D.
Chapter 5: The Program in Psychiatry and the Law: A New Direction in Forensic Training and Experience by Thomas G. Gutheil, M.D.
Chapter 6: Reflections of a Forensic Teacher by Phillip J. Resnick, M.D.
Chapter 7: Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Training: Fundamentals for the Future by Charles L. Scott, M.D.
Chapter 8: The Development of a Fully Integrated Forensic Psychiatry Residency Within a General Department of Psychiatry by Stephen Bates Billick, M.D.
Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry
Chapter 9: 'The Child is Father of the Man>": Mutual Influences of Child and Adult Forensic Psychiatry by Annie Steinberg, M.D. and Laurentine Fromm, M.D.
Chapter 10: Childhood Maltreatment and Chronic Unmediated Stress: A New View for Forensic Psychiatry by Steven Berkowitz, M.D.
Chapter 11: Social Policy, Child Abuse and Neglect, and Forensic Psychiatry by Richard J. Gelles, Ph.D. and Debra Schilling Wolfe, M.Ed .
Chapter 12: Juvenile Sentencing and the Possibility of Parole following Miller v. Alabama by Catherine Mao, J.D. and Susan Rushing, M.D., J.D.
Psychiatry Subspecialties and Forensic Psychiatry
Chapter 13: Forensic Issues in Hospital-Based Psychiatric Consultations by Rachel Shmuts, D.O., Robert M. Weinrieb, M.D., and Kajal R. Patel, M.D.
Chapter 14: Forensic Issues in Geriatric Psychiatry by Joel E. Streim, M.D.
Chapter 15: Inpatient Forensic Psychiatry by Clarence Watson, J.D., M.D.
Chapter 16: Correctional Psychiatry: Its Influence on the Forensic Psychiatrist by Jeffrey L. Metzner, M.D., Kenneth L. Appelbaum, M.D. Robert L. Trestman,M.D.
Chapter 17: Managing Malpractice Risks During Psychopharmacologic Treatment by Joseph N. DiGiacomo, M.D. and Robert L. Sadoff, M.D.
Chapter 18: Forensic Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry by Richard Limoges, M.D.
Forensic Psychiatry and Other Professions
Chapter 19: Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology: Fraternal Twins of Courtroom Science by Eric Y. Drogin, Ph.D., J.D. and Frank M. Dattilio, Ph.D
Chapter 20: Forensic Psychiatric Ethics: A Return to the Ivory Tower by Claire Pouncey, M.D., Ph.D.
Chapter 21: Forensic Sleep Medicine: Sleepwalking, Automatisms, Scientific Evidence and the Law by Mark R. Pressman, Ph.D.
Chapter 22: Nobody Wins Without a Good Team by Kathleen Brown, R.N., Ph.D.
Chapter 23: Criminology and Forensic Psychiatry: Sharing a Discipline by William S. Laufer, J.D., Ph.D and Danielle M. Dorn, M.S.
Forensic Psychiatry and Legal Issues
Chapter 24: Forensic Psychiatry and the Law: Litigation, Advocacy, Scholarship and Teaching by Michael L. Perlin, J.D.
Chapter 25: Forensic Psychiatry: A View From a Trial Lawyer and a Judge by The Honorable Robert Matthews, J.D.
Chapter 26: The Growing Intersection of Forensic Psychiatry and Federal Criminal Defense by NiaLena Caravasos, J.D.
Chapter 27: Forensic Psychiatry in Law Enforcement: A Practitioner's Perspective by George Cronin, Ph.D.
Future Directions
Chapter 28: Linking Brain and Behavioral Measures in the Medical-Legal Context by Ruben C. Gur, Ph.D. and Oren M. Gur, Ph.D.
Chapter 29: Neurocriminology: Applications for Forensic Psychiatry by Robert A. Schug, Ph.D., Adrian Raine, D.Phil, Yu Gao, Ph.D., Andrea Glenn, Ph.D, and Yaling Yang, Ph.D.
Chapter 30: How Can the Neuroscience of Memory Inform Our Understanding of Amnesia in Criminal Settings? by Alisa R. Gutman, M.D., Ph.D.
Chapter 31: Indispensable Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology: The (Non) Challenge from Neuroscience by Stephen J. Morse, J.D., Ph.D.


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 over 10,000 individuals charged with crimes and over 3,000 charged with homicide. He is the recipient of numerous Honors and Awards in forensic psychiatry, including the prestigious Isaac Ray Award and the Manfred Guttmacher Award for best publication in forensic psychiatry for 1993.