On the use and misuse of genomic and neuroimaging science in forensic psychiatry: current roles and future directions.

@article{Treadway2011OnTU,
  title={On the use and misuse of genomic and neuroimaging science in forensic psychiatry: current roles and future directions.},
  author={Michael Tilghman Treadway and Joshua W. Buckholtz},
  journal={Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          533-46
        }
}
Dramatic advances in the understanding of the neurobiological bases of human behavior have prompted excitement and controversy surrounding the ethical, legal, and social applications of this knowledge. The authors critically examine the promise and challenges of integrating genomic and neuroimaging techniques into legal settings. They suggest criteria for enhancing the viability of incorporating these data within a legal context and highlight several recent developments that may eventually… CONTINUE READING
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