Residency curriculum in forensic psychiatry

J. D. Bloom, J. D. Kinzie, J. H. Shore

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The authors describe the development of a curriculum in forensic psychiatry in a general psychiatric residency training program. Educational objectives for both knowledge and skills are presented. The authors detail training experiences at each level of psychiatric residency, including electives available for fourth-year residents. They encourage other training programs to share similar reports with a view toward the development of standards in the training of residents in forensic psychiatry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)730-732
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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