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Descriptor English: Forensic Psychiatry
Descriptor Spanish: Psiquiatría Forense
Descriptor Portuguese: Psiquiatria Legal
Descriptor French: Psychiatrie légale
Entry term(s): Jurisprudence, Psychiatric
Psychiatric Jurisprudence
Psychiatry, Forensic
Tree number(s): F04.096.544.335
H02.403.690.208
I01.198.780.937.469
I01.880.604.583.310
N03.706.535.351
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005555
Scope note: Psychiatry in its legal aspects. This includes criminology, penology, commitment of mentally ill, the psychiatrist's role in compensation cases, the problems of releasing information to the court, and of expert testimony.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 69; was JURISPRUDENCE, PSYCHIATRIC 1967-68; CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION was see under FORENSIC DENTISTRY & FORENSIC MEDICINE 1965-74, was heading 1963-64
Online Note: use FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY to search JURISPRUDENCE, PSYCHIATRIC 1967-68; use FORENSIC DENTISTRY & FORENSIC MEDICINE to search CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION 1966-74
History Note: 69; was JURISPRUDENCE, PSYCHIATRIC 1967-68; CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION was see under FORENSIC DENTISTRY & FORENSIC MEDICINE 1965-74, was heading 1963-64
DeCS ID: 16925
Unique ID: D005555
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1969/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Forensic Psychiatry - Preferred
Concept UI M0008750
Scope note Psychiatry in its legal aspects. This includes criminology, penology, commitment of mentally ill, the psychiatrist's role in compensation cases, the problems of releasing information to the court, and of expert testimony.
Preferred term Forensic Psychiatry
Entry term(s) Psychiatry, Forensic
Jurisprudence, Psychiatric - Narrower
Concept UI M0008751
Preferred term Jurisprudence, Psychiatric
Entry term(s) Psychiatric Jurisprudence



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