Chapter 1.3. Assessing Individuals for Compensation

  1. David Carson Reader in Law and Behavioural Sciences2 and
  2. Ray Bull Professor of Criminological and Legal Psychology3
  1. Richard A. Bryant Associate Professor

Published Online: 2 MAR 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013397.ch3

Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition

Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bryant, R. A. (2005) Assessing Individuals for Compensation, in Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition (eds D. Carson and R. Bull), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013397.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Faculty of Law, The University, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

  2. 3

    Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, King Henry Building, King Henry 1 Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2005
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471498742

Online ISBN: 9780470013397

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Keywords:

  • posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD);
  • diagnosis or disability;
  • malingered PTSD

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Role of Daubert

  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

  • Diagnosis or Disability

  • Issue of Causality

  • Issue of Malingering

  • Psychometric Techniques

  • Physiological Assessment

  • Self-report

  • Methodological Issues

  • Conclusion

  • References