This volume outlines the various forensic applications of the Millon inventories, including the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (MCMI) and the Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory (MACI). Integrating empirical research, forensic case studies, case law, and theoretical applications, the book addresses legal and ethical considerations, guides professionals in the effective application of the Millon inventories in both civil and criminal cases, and offers guidelines for the preparation of courtroom testimony.
Table of Contents
1. An Overview of the Millon Inventories
2. The Role of Psychological Testing in Forensic Assessment
3. Case Law and the Millon Inventories
4. Criminal Applications and Issues
5. Civil Applications and Issues
6. Psychometric Issues in Court
7. Preparation of Testimony
8. Use of Computerized Reports in Court
9. An Interpretive Strategy for the Millon Inventories in Forensic Cases
"A thorough and well- researched, yet highly readable and practical volume....In short, this is a book that every forensic mental health expert should read."
-Charles Patrick Ewing, JD, PhD
"McCann and Dyer have written a lively and comprehensive volume....Their arguments are buttressed w ith superb clinical illustrations from actual forensic cases which demonstrate their approach to the Millon instruments in vivid detail. Their discussion of statistical, methodological and research issues related to the Millon inventories is very helpful. I highly recommend this volume..."
-James S. Wulach, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York
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