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(p. 5) The Nature and Evolution of Forensic Mental Health Assessment 

(p. 5) The Nature and Evolution of Forensic Mental Health Assessment
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(p. 5) The Nature and Evolution of Forensic Mental Health Assessment
Author(s):

Kirk Heilbrun

, Thomas Grisso

, and Alan M. Goldstein

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195323092.003.0002
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date: 18 November 2017

Chapter 2 offers definitions of forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) and reviews its history in two ways: the growth of its formal infrastructure, and a sketch of some of the forensic issues that drove the development of the field.

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