Criminal profiling: is there a role for the forensic psychiatrist?

@article{McGrath2000CriminalPI,
  title={Criminal profiling: is there a role for the forensic psychiatrist?},
  author={Michael G McGrath},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={2000},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={315-24}
}
  • Michael G McGrath
  • Published 2000 in
    The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry…
Criminal profiling is a field that has gained notoriety in the mainstream consciousness, yet few people realize what it is that criminal profilers actually do and who is doing it. Suffering from a limited applied scientific literature that seems overshadowed by memoir trade books and journalistic style research, the field lacks a consensus regarding required expertise, ethics, methods of profiling, and research needs. This would seem to beg the question, why would anyone turn to a criminal… CONTINUE READING