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Measuring Attitudes toward the Insanity Defense in Venirepersons: Refining the IDA-R in the Evaluation of Juror Bias 1
The negative attitude against the insanity defense held by venirepersons has a direct effect on individuals with mental illness who are in contact with the criminal justice system. IdentifyingExpand
Risk of incarceration between cohorts of veterans with and without mental illness discharged from inpatient units.
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Alcohol and drug problems appeared to account for much of the risk of incarceration among hospitalized veterans during the study period, and schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders were not independently associated with an increased likelihood of incarceration. Expand
Evaluating conditional release in not guilty by reason of insanity acquittees: a prospective follow-up study in Virginia.
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The results of this study demonstrate the importance of considering standardized risk variables in the community-based management of forensic patients and are supportive of continued attempts at moving insanity acquittees from the hospital to the community via conditional release. Expand
A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF THE SUITABILITY AND LIMITATIONS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS IN FAMILY COURT
Psychologists are frequently consulted by the courts to provide forensic evaluations in a variety of family court proceedings. As part of their evaluations, psychologists often use psychologicalExpand
Crime, Punishment, and Mental Illness: Law and the Behavioral Sciences in Conflict
Hundreds of thousands of the inmates who populate the nation's jails and prison systems today are identified as mentally ill. Many experts point to the deinstitutionalization of mental hospitals inExpand
Blaming the Brain
Criminal law scholarship has recently become absorbed with the ideas of neuroscience in the emerging field of neurolaw. This mixture of cognitive neuroscience and law suggests that long establishedExpand
Criminal Justice System Involvement Among People with Schizophrenia
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Treatment of co-morbid drug abuse among patients diagnosed with schizophrenia could reduce the risk of stigma, pain, and other adverse consequences of CJS involvement as well as save CJS expenditures. Expand
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