Assessment of ADHD for the criminal justice system
There is an important relationship between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and antisocial behaviour, and experts are increasingly being asked to advise the courts about the psychological vulnerabilities and management of defendants with ADHD. The purpose of this article is to provide guidance on the assessment of ADHD for judicial purposes. The focus will be on the criminal justice system, as this is the most common source of request for an expert opinion.
ADHD in practice 2010; 2(3): 13–15
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