Forensic Neuropsychology in PracticeA guide to assessment and legal processes

Forensic Neuropsychology in PracticeA guide to assessment and legal processes

Susan Young, Michael Kopelman, and Gisli Gudjonsson

Print publication date: Jun 2009

ISBN: 9780198566830

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

This resource fills a major gap in the literature, and provides a practical reference text for clinical and forensic psychologists and psychiatrists who are working in these important areas of forensic consultancy, and who need a working knowledge of neuropsychological assessment and legal processes. Topics include: aggression and violence, learning disability and developmental disorders - such as autism and ADHD, eplilepsy, amnesia, alcohol and substance misuse, and traumatic head injury. In addition, it also looks at expert testimony, malingering, and other ethical and professional issues.