Involuntary civil commitment: communicating with the court regarding "danger to other".

Abstract

Beginning in the 1990s, researchers in the field of violence risk assessment recognized that even the most accurate and valid assessment could not assist fact-finders if the information was communicated in an unclear, imprecise, and/or incomplete manner (Monahan & Steadman, 1996; Schopp, 1996). The purpose of the current study was to investigate judges… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/lhb0000068

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