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Clinical versus actuarial judgment.
Professionals are frequently consulted to diagnose and predict human behavior; optimal treatment and planning often hinge on the consultant's judgmental accuracy. The consultant may rely on one ofExpand
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The detection of deception.
  • D. Faust
  • Medicine
  • Neurologic clinics
  • 1 May 1995
In clinical situations patient honesty and self-interest usually coincide; however, in legal circumstances patients may be motivated to deceive and may be skilled in doing so. Research raises doubtsExpand
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The expert witness in psychology and psychiatry.
The involvement of psychologists and psychiatrists within the legal arena continues to grow rapidly but remains highly controversial. Extensive research on clinical judgement provides a scientificExpand
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The limits of scientific reasoning
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A World of Difference: Encountering and Contesting Development
Part 1. Differentiated Ways of Knowing. Introduction. Measuring, Describing, and Mapping Difference and Development. Knowing the Third World: Colonial Encounters. Knowing the Third World: TheExpand
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Eliminating the hindsight bias.
Those who consider the likelihood of an event after it has occurred exaggerate their likelihood of having been able to predict that event in advance. We attempted to eliminate this hindsight biasExpand
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Practicing Psychologists Knowledge of General Psychotherapy Research Findings
If you are a therapist, how knowledgeable are you and how knowledgeable do you need to be about psychotherapy research findings? In this study, the authors examined practicing psychologists’Expand
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Data integration in legal evaluations: Can clinicians deliver on their premises?
  • D. Faust
  • Computer Science
  • 1 September 1989
Clinicians often claim to base their conclusions on configural analysis and integration of most or all the data. Expand
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