psychiatric evaluation

psychiatric evaluation

The assessment of a person's mental, social, psychologic functionality. See DSM-IV-table multiaxial assessment, Personality testing, Psychiatric history, Psychiatric interview.
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Joseph Caputo, 22, was ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation on Friday, a day after authorities said he scaled the fence while President Barack Obama was celebrating Thanksgiving with his family, prompting a lockdown.
Pistorius underwent a month-long psychiatric evaluation at Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital, after which the court heard he did not suffer from general anxiety disorder.
His psychiatric evaluation was prompted by testimony from Dr.
Culkin was scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday in Boston, but a judge sent her for a psychiatric evaluation.
He admitted to the crime when confronted by police Friday night and was taken to a hospital for psychiatric evaluation.
She earlier tried to kill herself by jumping over a wall at the Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Ministry complex and was then sent to the psychiatric Hospital for psychiatric evaluation.
Police took her to hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.
A doctor who conducted a psychiatric evaluation of Mamoru Takuma, who was executed in 2004 for stabbing to death eight children at an Osaka school, will publish a book containing nearly the entire report, Kyodo News has learned.
Judge Gia Morris ordered that 31-year-old Menendez be held without bail and undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
After his arrest, he was taken for psychiatric evaluation and a doctor said the man may be a risk to himself and others.
A Swede convicted in Stockholm of two racially motivated killings, including that of an Iranian immigrant, does not suffer from a mental disorder, according to a psychiatric evaluation made public on Wednesday, and will most likely be sent to jail.
She discusses the process and content of psychiatric evaluation, the general principles of psychopharmacology, and various classes of medications, followed by explanation of the characteristics, evaluation, epidemiology, course, and treatment of disruptive behavior, mood, anxiety, psychotic, eating, and pervasive developmental (autism spectrum) disorders, with clinical examples.

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