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Advances in the Psychological Assessment of Offender Patients

  • D. A. Black (a1)
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Psychological assessment at Broadmoor in the 20 years lifetime of the Psychology Department has been directed at the description of patterns of response indicative of abnormalities associated with diagnostic and offender categories and suggestive of treatment needs. The results have also frequently been accumulated for research purposes, particularly to identify any common patterns associated with treatment outcome and with discharge prediction and outcome.

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Advances in the Psychological Assessment of Offender Patients

  • D. A. Black (a1)
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