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28 minutes ago, ayin jade said:

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An additional article regarding forensic psychiatry.

Forensic psychiatric assessment involves a comprehensive psychiatric history including details of the event leading to request for current assessment. 

Assessments should specifically include forensic history, if any; family details like socioeconomic status, history of psychiatric illness, substance abuse, or a criminal record in the family; personal history; mental status examination, and personality assessment. Minor modifications in the assessment format may be required depending on the kind of request.

Hospitalization may be required if the person needs to be observed over a period, before a definite opinion can be given about the diagnosis. If hospitalization is not indicated or is not feasible due to lack of a suitable facility, repeated assessments over a period should be conducted.

Physical investigations should be ordered depending on the case. Psychological testing for personality profile, intelligence, cognitive functions and differential diagnosis may also be required.

Preparing a report for the court is the final step after a detailed assessment. The report should mainly address the questions asked by the court. It should be brief, and use simple and clear language without any scientific jargon. Sources of information like old clinical records, if available or family members or other informants, need to be mentioned. Dates and nature of assessments like clinical examination, inpatient observation and investigations including psychological assessment should be mentioned. 
 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3890920/

Read the fine print, e.g., "may" doesn't carry the same meaning as must.

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33 minutes ago, shiloh357 said:

He is on the low end of the spectrum and is not a candidate for a heart attack....

If being overweight, not exercising, not sleeping well while eating fast food doesn't make one a candidate for an MI, then nothing does.

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48 minutes ago, OldSchool2 said:

Forensic psychiatrists aren't.

And if the highest branches of government can't be bound by what you claim are ethical guidelines, then who can?

They are bound by the ethical guidelines of their profession. Why would congress be bound by the ethical guidelines of the profession of psychiatry? Are they bound by the ethical guidelines of a welder's union or major league baseball lol? Forensic psychiatrists are bound by the ethical standards of the profession of psychiatry and by a further set of ethical guidelines that is unique to the subspecialty of forensic psychiatry, which jade delineates in a later post.

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38 minutes ago, OldSchool2 said:

Assessments should specifically include forensic history, if any; family details like socioeconomic status, history of psychiatric illness, substance abuse, or a criminal record in the family; personal history; mental status examination, and personality assessment. Minor modifications in the assessment format may be required depending on the kind of request.

You left out the underlined part, which includes mental status examination. It should specifically include... mental status examination, family history, personal history... none of which she has access to in any detail.

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1 hour ago, OldSchool2 said:

If being overweight, not exercising, not sleeping well while eating fast food doesn't make one a candidate for an MI, then nothing does.

Yeah, and if you go buy that logic then 99% of America is mentally ill.  I am sorry, but that comment is just patently absurd.   You really don't have a case for claiming that the president is unfit for office.    You are fighting a losing battle because the facts are simply not on your side.

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3 hours ago, OldSchool2 said:

If being overweight, not exercising, not sleeping well while eating fast food doesn't make one a candidate for an MI, then nothing does.

Sounds like an average American. 

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