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Detecting Exaggeration and Malingering in Psychological Injury Claims

William J. Koch, Kevin S. Douglas, Tonia L. Nicholls, and Melanie L. O'Neill

in Psychological Injuries: Forensic Assessment, Treatment, and Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188288
eISBN:
9780199870486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188288.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews the methods for identifying exaggeration and malingering in civil forensic evaluations involving post-traumatic stress disorder. The discussion is divided into four sections: (a) ... More


The Development of Case Law Governing the Use of Motion Picture Evidence in the 1940s and 1950s

Louis-Georges Schwartz

in Mechanical Witness: A History of Motion Picture Evidence in U.S. Courts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195315059
eISBN:
9780199871995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315059.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 examines the development of rules for the presentation and interpretation of evidentiary films in the 1940s and 1950s. The chapter then considers the fragmentation of general rules, into ... More


Ethical Considerations in Death Penalty Assessments

David DeMatteo, Daniel C. Murrie, Natalie M. Anumba, and Michael E. Keesler

in Forensic Mental Health Assessments in Death Penalty Cases

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195385809
eISBN:
9780199895311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385809.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter provides an ethical context for forensic mental health professionals in death penalty cases. It discusses the ethical codes applicable to psychologists and psychiatrists, both generally ... More


Clinical Evaluation of Occupational Disorders

Gregory Chan, Chung Tsing, and David Koh

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

All occupational diseases are preventable. They arise from exposures on the job and can be eliminated. Most of this chapter is devoted to medical evaluation of diseases caused by work. Workers may be ... More


Hating Hypochondriacs: Stigma and Stereotype

Catherine Belling

in A Condition of Doubt: The Meanings of Hypochondria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892365
eISBN:
9780199950096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892365.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter asks why hypochondria is surrounded by stigma and stereotypes, and why the popular image of the hypcohondriac is a as figure of fun, comical, derided, suspected of malingering, and ... More


Useful members of society or motiveless malingerers? Occupation and malingering in British asylum psychiatry, 1870–1914

Sarah Chaney

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the value placed on occupation as a measure of individual worth at the turn of the twentieth century. Within the asylum, providing residents with daily tasks was designed to ... More


Finding the Truth in the Courtroom: Dealing with Deception, Lies, and Memories

Henry Otgaar and Mark L. Howe (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190612016
eISBN:
9780190612030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612016.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The focus of this book is on how legal professionals, legal/forensic psychologists, and memory researchers can decide when statements or identifications are based on truthful or fabricated ... More


War Neuroses and Prisoners of War: Wartime Nervous Breakdown and the Politics of Medical Interpretation

Yücel Yanikdağ

in Healing the Nation: Prisoners of War, Medicine and Nationalism in Turkey, 1914-1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748665785
eISBN:
9780748689262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665785.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines psychiatric discourse and practice during the war and early post-war years to argue that the doctors’ sense of nationalism and contemporary socio-medical theories determined ... More


Examination

Emma Newlands

in Civilians into soldiers: War, the body and British Army recruits, 1939-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088049
eISBN:
9781781707869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088049.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the army’s physical selection process, the first point in the transformation from civilian to soldier. It describes the various medical grades that men were assigned and ... More


Seven Myths About Feigning

Marko Jelicic, Harald Merckelbach, and Irena Bošković

in Finding the Truth in the Courtroom: Dealing with Deception, Lies, and Memories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190612016
eISBN:
9780190612030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612016.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Defendants may feign of psychiatric disorders to reduce their criminal responsibility. In this chapter, seven myths about feigning are debunked. It shows that: (1) Clinical interviews cannot be used ... More


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