Commentary: the mental status examination in the age of the internet--challenges and opportunities.

@article{Metzner2010CommentaryTM,
  title={Commentary: the mental status examination in the age of the internet--challenges and opportunities.},
  author={Jeffrey L. Metzner and Peter Ash},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={27-31}
}
In her Presidential address, Dr. Recupero shows us how the Internet and changes in electronic communications have affected the forensic evaluation process in multiple ways. These developments provide the forensic psychiatrist with new tools and new sources of information, and their novelty brings about new challenges and opportunities. This commentary focuses on the use of information and communication technology (ICT) for purposes of obtaining collateral information in addition to a sample of… CONTINUE READING