Forensic child and adolescent psychiatry.

  title={Forensic child and adolescent psychiatry.},
  author={Stephanie C Cook},
  journal={New directions for mental health services},
This brief chapter has been written as an overview of child and adolescent forensic psychiatry. An attempt was made to briefly and simply summarize several topics. At the end of the chapter, the interested reader will find additional sources to pursue areas of interest in depth. Many important issues were not addressed, including aggression, homicide, the child as witness, countertransference issues, lesbian mothers and gay fathers, and dual-agency conflicts, among others. These and other… CONTINUE READING