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10/17/2019· Psychology

Anxiety Disorders: A Brief Summary of Symptoms and Treatment

By: Dr. Michael J. Perrotti

Anxiety Disorders take many forms: Panic Disorder, Separation Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder (social phobia), Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Specific Phobia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Hoarding Disorder, Trichotillomania (hair pulling disorder), Excoriation (skin-picking disorder)

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8/28/2019· Sexual Abuse - Molestation - Harassment

"Sex Offenders!" Do They All Need GPS Tracking?

By: Dr. Michael J. Perrotti

The overcategorization of individuals in the category of sex offenders with need for monitoring and GPS tracking has resulted in personnel being overwhelmed in the system. It is incumbent upon psychological experts to educate the courts that sex offenders are not all pedophiles, but a complex mix of many other dynamic issues.

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6/21/2019· Neuropsychology

Problems and Pitfalls: Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome and False Memory

By: Dr. Michael J. Perrotti

This writer frequently sees "experts"for the prosecution equating CSAAS with a defendant alleged to have committed child sexual abuse. In particular, delayed disclosure is equated with validity of child sexual abuse claims.

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4/9/2018· Neuropsychology

Forensic Neuropsychological Assessments in the Assessment of Traumatic Events: A Multi-Factorial Approach to Neuropsychological Assessments

By: Dr. Michael J. Perrotti

One is frequently presented with an individual who presents for evaluation as a result of traumatic events such as sexual harassment, sexual abuse in the school and workplace, electrical injury, and Traumatic Brain Injury.

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3/16/2018· Sexual Abuse - Molestation - Harassment

Sources of Bias and Evidentiary Standards in Forensic Psychology Expert Reports: Best Practices Forensic Psychology Guidelines

By: Dr. Michael J. Perrotti

Voir dire of experts as to credentials and experience needs to be viewed as only one aspect of the vetting process of forensic work product. Experts, as much as anyone else, are prone to conscious and unconscious sources of bias. This rather significant problem area in forensic reports is discussed by (Stuld and Simon, 2013) under the rubric of heuristic and cognitive biases. Heuristics addresses how people arrive at decisions or reach conclusions in complex family law, civil, or criminal matters. Errors in this area are of concern when experts focus or overly attend to only a part of the problem or afford overemphasis to certain factors and minimize the contribution of other factors. One can also see this problem in medicine. A patient may complain of pain in a particular body region whereas the provider focuses only another medical issue.

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2/19/2018· Sexual Abuse - Molestation - Harassment

Forensic Psychological Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault

By: Dr. Michael J. Perrotti

Defense counsel is frequently presented with the problem of a client protesting their innocence and accusers, perhaps multiple accusers, leveling allegations of sexual assault against the client. Of course, with defendants facing severe legal consequences, complaints need to be evaluated as to their reliability and validity.

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8/8/2017· Psychology

Effects of Physical Setting on Disclosure of Information in Investigative Interviews: It is not all about Interview Protocols

By: Dr. Michael J. Perrotti

Proper interviewing Protocols are critical to maximize information-gathering as well as accuracy of information in criminal and National Security investigations. Police procedures incorrectly assume that promoting physical close proximity with an interviewer (eg, Inbau, Reid, Buckley, & Jane, 2013) will induce subjects to become more forthcoming.

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8/16/2016· Psychology

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: A Research Update

By: Dr. Michael J. Perrotti

Unlike in Alzheimer's Disease, neurofibrillary tangles in athletes with CTE tend to accumulate perivascularly within the superficial neocortical layers. It is interesting to note that TAU pathology in CTE is partially and extensively distributed, possible related to multi-directional mechanical force from physical trauma (McKee et al, 2009; Neuropath Exp Neurol 68, 709-35.) It is theorized that accumulation of hyperphosphor is related to a protein that is thought to result in development of CTE and associated neurobehavioral disturbances.

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1/19/2016· Psychology

The Usefulness of the Gudjohnson Suggestibility and Compliance Scales in the Assessment of False Confessions

By: Dr. Michael J. Perrotti

The recent editors of Myers on Evidence of Interpersonal Violence (Myers 2016) notes that the most well-known of psychological instruments to assess suggestibility is the Gudjohnson Suggestibility Scales (GSS). The GSS is utilized by psychologists to evaluate whether defendant's confessions were voluntary. The author notes that it is doubtful that these instruments are sufficiently reliable for use in legal proceedings. It is noted that in Shanklin, 379 111 Dec 211 the trial judge did not err in subjecting the GSS to a Frye Henry.

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11/6/2015· Psychology

Guns, Violence and Psychology: Cause and Effect?

By: Dr. Michael J. Perrotti

Does the availability of weapons lead to violence? Citizens certainly have a right to bear arms and defend themselves. However, what does the science say about this area?

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