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Ethical issues in forensic child and adolescent psychiatry.
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1992 May; 31(3):403-7.JA

Abstract

This article addresses the unique ethical conflicts that are encountered in forensic psychiatry. Special issues for the forensic child and adolescent psychiatrist in the areas of custody, sexual abuse, termination of parental rights and adoption, evaluation of juvenile offenders, and maternal-fetal conflicts are addressed. The need for neutrality, objectivity, and integrity in performing forensic evaluations is stressed.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Psychiatry, University of Vermont College of Medicine.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

1592770

Citation

Schetky, D H.. "Ethical Issues in Forensic Child and Adolescent Psychiatry." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 31, no. 3, 1992, pp. 403-7.
Schetky DH. Ethical issues in forensic child and adolescent psychiatry. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1992;31(3):403-7.
Schetky, D. H. (1992). Ethical issues in forensic child and adolescent psychiatry. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 31(3), 403-7.
Schetky DH. Ethical Issues in Forensic Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1992;31(3):403-7. PubMed PMID: 1592770.
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