by Sarah Hall, PhD fpamed forensic neuropsychologist, Sarah Hall, PhD, explains in this comprehensive article the important role of psychological testing when conducting forensic psychiatric assessments of plaintiffs who allege emotional distress in litigation. All testing in medicine, including blood tests, imaging studies and psychological testing, merely answers a membership question: based upon the examinee’s […]
Assessing Emotional Damages
This PowerPoint slide show present an overview of the American legal concepts of divorce and child custody and the roles of the forensic child and adolescent psychiatrist and psychologist in assessing divorcing parents and their children to help develop custody decisions that best serve the emotional needs of the children and their parents.
Scientists Read Brain’s Magnetic Fields to Spot PTSD
Test identified those with the disorder 90% of the time
The following is an official statement by the Board of Trustees of the Society for Personality Assessment affirming that the Rorschach Inkblot Test possesses reliability and validity similar to that of other generally accepted personality assessment instruments and its responsible use in personality assessment is appropriate and justified (JOURNAL OF PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT, 85(2), 219-237, copyright […]
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