Mastering Expert Testimony: A Courtroom Handbook for Mental Health Professionals

By William T. Tsushima; Robert M. Anderson Jr. | Go to book overview
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SUBJECT INDEX
A
American Psychiatric Association, 13, 182
American Psychological Association, 12, 166, 194
APA Division 41, 4
Appearance, 7
Attorney
opposing, 8-10
referring, 5-8
Authoritative textbooks, 38, 128-129
B
Bias
of therapist, 64-65
of witness, 19-20, 22, 64-65, 109-110, 127-128
Board certification, 11
psychiatry, 13-14
psychology, 15, 17, 20
C
Child custody, 95
best interests of the child, 106-107
current ideals, 107-108
evaluating one parent, 104-105
faking, 149, 159-160
joint custody, 96-98, 108, 111
primary parent, 96-97
situational effects, 102-104
tender years doctrine, 107-108, 111
Chip away strategy, 118
Civil court, 6, 113
Collaborative criticism, 55-56, 71, 128
Compensation neurosis, see Financial compensation
Confidentiality, 6
Court TV, 4
Criminal court, 6, 94
Criminal law
experience, 85-86
hired gun, 89-91
insanity defense, 76-87, 91-94
malingering, 36, 39-40, 82, 92, 149, 156-157, 162
thoroughness of examination, 86-87, 92-93
Cross-examination, 8-10
child custody, 96-112
civil competency, 136-138
clinical examination, 27-41
criminal law, 78-94
dangerousness, 141-149
deposition, 203-204
executing a will, 138-139
faking and malingering, 150-163
mental competency, 134-136
nondoctoral witness, 178-190
personal injury, 118-131

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