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32 J. Psychiatry & L. [i] (2004)

handle is hein.journals/jpsych32 and id is 1 raw text is: SPRING 2004
VOLUME 32, NO. 1
THE JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY AND LAW
Notes on Contributors
Purpose and Utility of Child Custody Evaluations: From the
Perspective of Judges
5                The authors present a study of judges' attitudes regarding child
custody evaluations prepared by mental health professionals.
Among the issues discussed is the importance to judges of such
evaluations in determining the outcome of custody cases.
ERIKA M.WALLER, M.A., AND A. E. DANIEL, M.D.
Correlates of Higher Rates of Recidivism in Female Prisoners:
An Exploratory Study
29               There is a dearth of published research studies concerning the
reasons for female criminal recidivism. The authors present a study
showing that certain variables correlate with such recidivism.
BRYAN STUART, PSY.D., AND JANET BRICE-BAKER, PH.D.
The Amber Alert: The Appropriate Solution to Preventing Child
Abduction?
71               There has been a recent spate of Amber Alert legislation in order to
protect children. The author documents its drawbacks and advantages.
KRISTEN ZGOBA, PH.D.
Book Section: Essays and Reviews
89               Handbook of Psychology, Volume 11: Forensic Psychology, edited by
Alan M. Goldstein, reviewed by Philip H. Witt, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
93               Relapse Prevention for Sexual Harassers, by Kirk A. Brunswig and
William O'Donohue, reviewed by Ken Singer, L.C.S.W.
97               The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopathy: A
Practitioner's Guide, edited by Carl B. Gacono, reviewed by Jeffrey
C. Fracher, Ph.D.
101              Unequal Rights: Discrimination Against People With Mental
Disabilities and the Americans With Disabilities Act, by Susan Stefan,
reviewed by Stephen M. Marson, Ph.D.

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