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Forensic neuropsychological evaluation of the violent offender, Charles J. Golden, Lisa Lashley

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Forensic neuropsychological evaluation of the violent offender
Title
Forensic neuropsychological evaluation of the violent offender
Statement of responsibility
Charles J. Golden, Lisa Lashley
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Language
eng
Summary
The diagnosis of deficits in brain function can have a critical impact on a defendant's verdict and sentencing. But to measure illness or impairment properly--especially when dangerous offenders face lengthy sentences or the death penalty--professionals need to choose tests that satisfy legal as well as clinical concerns. Forensic Neuropsychological Evaluation of the Violent Offender sorts out the complex issues involved in designing a relevant test battery and conducting an effective evaluation. Geared toward the non-specialist reader, this brief resource synthesizes the database on offender populations and individual case studies to fine-tune approaches to testing in core areas including brain injury, personality, intelligence, cognitive functioning, sensory and motor skills, and attention. Real-world context illustrates how evaluation data may be used in case building--and gamesmanship--by the prosecution or the defense. The resulting volume offers solid guidance on raising standards for how evaluations are done, and for their judicious use by the justice system. Among the issues covered: The role of client history in forensic neuropsychological testing. The impact of different brain injuries on aggression and offending. Strengths and limitations of brain imaging. Evaluating executive function: beyond scoring. Testing for exaggeration and malingering. Qualifying for neuropsychological work in forensic settings. Forensic Neuropsychological Evaluation of the Violent Offender will interest health care providers, researchers, legislators, and law enforcement personnel in their efforts with this marginalized and understudied population. In addition, this text could be useful for students interested in fields such as criminal justice, psychology, and law
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GW5XE
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1949-
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Golden, Charles J.
Dewey number
364.3
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA1147.5
LC item number
.G65 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
W 740
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Lashley, Lisa
Series statement
SpringerBriefs in psychology. Behavioral criminology,
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  • Forensic neuropsychology
  • Violent offenders
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Forensic neuropsychology
  • Violent offenders
  • Forensic Medicine
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Forensic neuropsychological evaluation of the violent offender, Charles J. Golden, Lisa Lashley
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https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-04792-8
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Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Neuropsychological Forensic Evaluations -- Designing a Neuropsychological Test Battery
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unknown
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1 online resource (v, 57 pages).
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online
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9783319047928
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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SpringerLink
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10.1007/978-3-319-04792-8
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remote
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  • (OCoLC)874997639
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Forensic neuropsychological evaluation of the violent offender, Charles J. Golden, Lisa Lashley
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-3-319-04792-8
Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Neuropsychological Forensic Evaluations -- Designing a Neuropsychological Test Battery
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 57 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319047928
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
SpringerLink
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-04792-8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)874997639
  • (OCoLC)ocn874997639

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