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Adapting the Cultural Formulation for Clinical Assessments in Forensic Psychiatry

Original Publication Date: May 10, 2012
Last Updated: February 19, 2023
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Aggarwal, Neil (2012), Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry Law, 40:113-18

Cross-cultural researchers have advised against group approaches to individual care. This article offers a revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV) Outline for Cultural Formulation for use in forensic psychiatry by adjusting its formal guidelines with recommendations from the forensic mental health literature.…

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