JSS  Vol.3 No.6 , June 2015
Activity and Profile of the Forensic Psychiatrist
ABSTRACT

The criminality amongst psychiatric patients is a subject of interest nowadays and wide social phenomenon which requires a thorough, multidisciplinary assessment of the patient that committed a crime. The role of the forensic psychiatrist is to establish the patient’s judgement by evaluating his behavior, considering first and foremost his personal experience regarding psychiatric pathology. His evaluation is fundamental in establishing if the patient knows right from wrong, if he acted deliberately and conscious or because of certain psychiatric disorders that abolish his judgement. The forensic psychiatrists have the obligation to know the rules and legislation, to be trustworthy and proficient. They have the mission to ascertain the information given by the patient in order to be used by the legal system. The current study aims to realise a synthesis regarding the features of activity and the forensics psychiatrist profile.


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Ciubară, A. , Ciubară, B. , Chiriță, R. , Burlea, L. , Untu, I. and Iliescu, D. (2015) Activity and Profile of the Forensic Psychiatrist. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 3, 25-27. doi: 10.4236/jss.2015.36006.
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