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Dr. Paul Appelbaum in Psychiatric News

Scientific Advances Changing Forensic Psychiatry
July 10, 2013 - July 12, 2013

In the years both before and after it became an official subspecialty in 1994, forensic psychiatry has changed in dramatic ways, forensic psychiatrists agree.

For one, “the field has expanded to include correctional psychiatry,” reports Paul Appelbaum, M.D., the Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, and Law and director of the Division of Law, Ethics, and Psychiatry at Columbia University and chair of the APA Committee on Judicial Action. 

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