Forensic Scholars TodayVolume 5, Issue 1: July 2019

Managing Mood Disorders After Traumatic Brain Injury

It’s common for individuals who have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) to develop a mental illness. This article explores key points that professionals should consider when screening, managing, and treating individuals with TBI and co-occurring mood disorders. Learn more. View online or by PDF.

Do Perinatal Mood or Anxiety Disorders Correlate with Divorce?

Several risk factors contribute to relationship satisfaction and divorce. This article examines how many of those risk factors are the same for developing a perinatal mood or anxiety disorder. Learn more. View online or by PDF.

Intellectual Disability: The Death Penalty and Atkins v. Virginia: Not the Solution, but the Beginning of the Solution… and the Beat Goes On! (Part II)

This article is the second part of a look at the legal relationship between capital punishment and minors who have intellectual disability. Learn more. View online or by PDF.

Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment: How are We Doing and Where are We Going?

Treatment protocols can be difficult for certain mental health problems, and that’s especially true for problematic sexual behaviors. This article examines treatment methods for juveniles, who can be particularly challenging, given their developmental changes and tendency for risky behavior. Learn more. View online or by PDF.

Problematic Pornography Use: A Brief Introduction

Pornography is a complex topic, and its use can lead to devastating consequences for individuals, as well as their family, partners, and peers. This article explores key points for professionals who interact with those individuals. Learn more. View online or by PDF.

Psychological Evaluations of Domestic Violence Victims in the Current Context of Asylum Proceedings

Asylum proceedings are complex legal cases that can require the expertise of mental health providers. This article discusses aspects of the forensic and clinical psychological assessment in those cases. Learn more. View online or by PDF.