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Exam 3 Study Guide

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Exam 3 Study Guide PSYCH-30111

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Exam 3 Chapter 7 Review
Forensic Psychology
Dr. Anthony Tarescavage
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Forensic, Psychology
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This 1 page Study Guide was uploaded by Amy Turk on Wednesday April 13, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to PSYCH-30111 at Kent State University taught by Dr. Anthony Tarescavage in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 7 views. For similar materials see Forensic Psychology in Psychlogy at Kent State University.


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Date Created: 04/13/16
Forensic Psychology: Exam 3 Review Sheet All of the 40 multiple­choice exam 3 questions will ask about one or more items listed in  this sheet. Approximately half of the items on this sheet will be covered on the exam.  All of the items on this sheet can be completed using material presented in class. In addition,  the textbook can be used to answer all of these questions as well.  CHAPTER 7: Civil Commitment • What are the four aspects of the definition of civil commitment? • What is Parens Patriae? • What is police power? • How many people were psychiatrically hospitalized in the 1950’s compared to now? • What two reasons led to the change in the number of people that were  hospitalized? • What was the result of the O’Connor v Donaldson (1975) case for civil  commitment laws? • Why are mental disorders like substance use typically excluded from the  courts definition of mental illness? • What is a labeling effect? Does this increase or decrease the chances of  someone being institutionalized when evaluated for civil commitment? • What were the results of the Rosenhan study? • Why are risk assessments more difficult in the context of civil commitments? • What is a grave disability? • What are the primary differences between extended commitments and  emergency commitments? • Define the three main types of outpatient commitment • What are the criticisms of preventative commitment and conditional release? • True or False: outpatient commitment is frequently utilized • What percentage of patients are involuntarily committed?  • Is the percentage of patients who are coerced likely to be higher or lower than  the percentage of patients involuntarily hospitalized? • According to research reviewed in class and in the book, how can a patient’s  perception of coercion be reduced? • Which of the following groups is most likely to make a patient feel coerced:  friends, family, law enforcement, or mental health professionals? • What is procedural justice?  • How is it related to a patient’s perception of the level of coercion?  • How is it related to outcome? • What are the primary implications of Sell v. United States (2003) for civil  commitment treatment? • True or False: The majority of mentally ill are competent to make medical  decisions • What is a mental health advanced directive? • What percentage of patients have signed a mental health advanced directive? • What percentage of patients would like to complete one if someone helped  them? • Which is easier to assess, suicide risk or the presence of grave disability?  Why?


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