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17 J. Psychiatry & L. [i] (1989)

handle is hein.journals/jpsych17 and id is 1 raw text is: SPRING 1989
THE JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY AND LAW
I             Notes on Contributors
5             Editor's Page
Child Custody Arrangements: A Study of Two New Jersey Coun-
ties
9             The trend in this country has been to award divorcing parents joint
custody of their children. This article examines the actual fre-
quency of such custody arrangements.
DIANE SHRIER, M.D.
SUE K. SIMRING, D.S.W.
JUDITH B. GREIF, D.S.W.
EDITH T. SHAPIRO, M.D.
JACOB J. LINDENTHAL, PH.D.
Perceptions of Prehospital Dangerous Behavior by Psychiatric In-
patients and Their Families
21            There have been no studies that specifically examine the factors
used by family members who seek to involuntarily commit a mem-
ber of the family. In this study, the authors examine those factors
to test the hypotheses that level of employment and prehospital
dangerous behavior affect family members' willingness to commit.
WRIGHT WILLIAMS, PH.D.
JACK THORNBY, PH.D.
PONCE SANDLIN, M.D.
Dangerousness and Legal Insanity
39            What does dangerousness really mean? In their study comparing
men who committed violent acts, the authors suggest a broad deli-
nition of that term.
ALFRED B. HEILBRUN JR., PH.D.
MARK R. HEILBRUN, B.A.
Schizophrenic Patients' Self-Perceptions: Legal and Clinical Im-
plications
55            Do more male than female schizophrenics deny that they are men-
tally ill? The answer to this is presented by the authors, together
with theoretical, clinical and legal implications of their findings.
ELAINE F. WALKER, PH.D.
JUDITH ROSSITER, ESQ.

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