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NCJ Number: 31543 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: FORENSIC EPIDEMIOLOGY
Author(s): F ERVIN; L RAZAVI
Date Published: 1972
Page Count: 400
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 72-NI-99-0024; 71-NI-99-0151
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A PROTOTYPE SCREENING SYSTEM OF PSYCHIATRIC, PSYCHOLOGICAL, GENETIC, NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL, AND GENERAL MEDICAL TESTS FOR PHYSICAL DISORDERS RELATED TO HABITUALLY VIOLENT BEHAVIORAL ILLNESSES IN INMATES.
Abstract: THIS MANUAL CONTAINS A LIST OF TESTS, THEIR DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE, AND METHODS OF USE (THE COLLECTION AND RECORDING OF RAW DATA). IT ALSO PRESENTS SYSTEMS FOR CODING AND ANALYZING THE DATA. TECHNICAL ADDENDA ARE INCLUDED ON THE RESULTS OF VALIDATION OF THE TESTS AS WELL AS COMPUTER PROGRAMS USED FOR DATA PROCESSING. EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL OUTPUTS ARE INCLUDED AS ILLUSTRATIVE MATERIAL. SOME PAPERS ARE PRESENTED THAT CONTAIN, IN A DISCURSIVE FORM, THE THEORETICAL BASES FOR THIS RESEARCH AND THE PRACTICAL RESULTS WHICH MAY BE OBTAINED BY ITS APPLICATION TO SUITABLE PENITENTIARY POPULATIONS.
Index Term(s): Computer aided operations; Medical and dental services; Offender classification; Psychiatric services; Psychological evaluation; Testing and measurement; Violent inmates
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