Archives for Risk Assessment


What? A Lawyer Wants Therapy Records?

Many a psychologist has been confronted by the ever-present confusion that seems to take place when patient files are requested as part of a legal proceeding. This confusion frequently leads to a variety of questions that revolve around issues of whether these requests mandate...
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Medicine’s M-Bomb: Malingering

Diagnosing someone as a “malingerer” is about as close to dropping a verbal “bomb” as you can get in the realm of medical diagnosis. Basically, you are calling the patient a liar — there is no kinder way of putting it. The dangers, of...
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