Author: R. Edward Geiselman, Ph.D., Professsor of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Volume I

Understanding Offenders

Early Traumatic Factors in the Lives of Serial Murderers--Michael Stone, M.D.

Interviews with 5 Rapists--Fred Berlin, M.D., Ph.D.

Juvenile Offenders: Case Studies and Issues in the Waiver Process--Donna Long, M.A./Spencer DeVault, Ph.D.

The Adolescent Crack Dealer--Klaus Schreiber, M.D.

Evaluation of Sanity and Competence

Making of the Insanity Plea--Don M. Verger, Ed.D.

Insanity Defense Reconsidered-Thomas Szasz, M.D.

Insanity Defense: Case Study and Jury Analysis--James Boudouris, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Dahmer: Was He Ill? Was He Impaired? Insanity Revisited--Fred S. Berlin, M.D., Ph.D.

Assessment of Competency to Stand Trial--Daniel L. Davis, Ph.D.

Individual Rights

A Fail-Safe Model for Justifiable Medically-Assisted Suicide ("Medicide")--Jack Kevorkian, M.D.

False Confessions and Police Deception--Ralph Underwager, Ph.D. and Hollida Wakefield, M.A.Developing Trends in Prisoners' Rights to Mental Health

Treatment--Faith H. Leibman, M.A., J.D./ Neil Leibman, J.D.

Psychiatric Intervention in an Atmosphere of Terror (San Quentin Prison)--Robert G. Slater, M.D.

Victim/Witness Psychology

The Commercial Airline Psychological Injury Case: Disaster in the Sky--John M. Ravin, M.D.; Christopher Boal, M.D.

False Allegations of Sexual Abuse and their Apparent Credibility--Terence W. Campbell, Ph.D.

Allegations of Sexual Abuse: Case Example of a Criminal Defense--Terence W. Campbell, Ph.D.

Use of Hypnosis in the Forensic Setting:Cautionary Note--Jack S. Annon, Ph.D.\

ßTransference of Perpetrator Roles in Eyewitness Identifications from Photoarrays--R.Edward Geiselman, Ph.D., Amber MacArthur and Shelly Meerovitch

Volume 2

Repressed Memories

Repressed Memories and Statutes of Limitations: Examining the Data and Weighing the Consequences--Terence W. Campbell, Ph.D.

Repressed Memories: The Effects of Expert Testimony on Mock Jurors' Decision Making-James D. Griffith, M.A., Terry M. Libkuman, Ph.D.

Seeking a Middle Ground on the Recovered Memories Controversy--Mark Nesca, Ph.D.

The Assisted-Suicide Dilemma

Physician-Assisted Suicide: Psychosocial Issues--Samuel I. Greenberg, M.D

Death Angels--David Glidden, D.Th.

The Challenge of Patholysis to Forensics and Psychiatry--Georges R. Reding, M.D.

Matters of Life and Death--George E. Delury

Why Psychiatrists Should Not Participate in Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide--Robert D. Orr, M.D.


Cocaine, Homicide and Criminal Responsibility--Hadley C. Osran, M.D., Kaushal K. Sharma, M.D., Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D.

Violent Crime in Psychiatric Patients: Relationship to Frontal Lobe

Jeffrey Dahmer: Was He Ill? Was He Impaired? Insanity Revisited--Fred S. Berlin, M.D., Ph.D.

Expert Testimony

Expert Witnessing: Guidelines and Practical Suggestions--William O. Hambacher, Ph.D.

The Psychologist as an Expert Witness in Determining Mental Competency and Insanity as a Defense--Philip G. Barnard, Ph.D.

On Firm Ground? Discussion of the Current Law of Foundation for the Expression of Opinions by Psychiatrists and Psychologists
John T. Philipsborn, M.Ed., J.D.

Responding to Improper and Abusive Impeachment Efforts--Ralph Underwager, Ph.D. and Hollida Wakefield, M.A.

Both volumes of Intersections are currently being used as textbooks at the University of California, Los Angeles

Intersections in Psychology, Psychiatry and Law: Readings in Forensic Science, Volume I

Edited by R.Edward Geiselman, Ph.D.

235 pages

ACFP Press

ISBN 0-935645-05-5

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