Department of Psychiatry
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms | Clinical Psychology | Law and Psychology | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology | Psychological Phenomena and Processes | Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance
Discusses the legal precedent and research basis of evaluating a defendant's mental competency to stand trial, the variables that contribute to non-restorable incompetence to stand trial, and the differences between patients who are restorable to competency versus those who are not restorable to competency.
mental compentency, competency to stand trial, competency restoration
Presented at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, May 2013.
Dinsmore AL. (2013). Assessment of Competence Restoration: Determining the Threshold. Psychiatry Publications. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/psych_pp/714
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