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FORENSIC VS. PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION
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Criminal Responsibility

Forensic assessment of criminal responsibility issues involves more than just the administration of psychological tests and interviewsIt is essential that the data obtained by psychological tests and interviews be evaluated in light of the legal question at handIt is essential that the examining psychologist be aware of the legal criteria regarding criminal responsibility issues

The legal issues involve determination of mental illness or mental retardationHowever, it is necessary that these issues be evaluated in light of the defendant's ability to understand the wrongfulness of the alleged actions or offenses and the defendant's ability to conform his or behavior to the requirements of the law

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