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Forensic Psychiatry

Illness Falsification

Know the warning signs often missed by clinicians. ©Lonely/Shutterstock

Forensic Psychiatry

Medical, psychiatric, and/or developmental disorders can be falsified in a variety of ways. Know the warning signs often missed by clinicians.

Let us consider the case of a "bad" psychiatrist to serve as a warning of where we can go wrong.

The public has questioned the wisdom of a judge to release a psychiatric inpatient, but not just any patient. Enter our metaphoric haunted house at your own risk.

What policy prescriptions, if any, would you make on a federal level for reducing gun violence in America? That question and more answered.

Individuals with serious mental illness are responsible for more than 7% of the nation’s homicides. What can be done to reduce this deadly phenomenon?

What does the scientific evidence tell us about treatment for pedophilia? The answer might surprise you.


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