Videoconferencing and the law

The latest issue of Behavioral Sciences & the Law (Vol 26, issue 3) is a special on videoconferencing and the law introduced by Jagannathan Srinivasaraghavan and Alan R. Felthous. Contents include:

  • Empirical evidence on the use and effectiveness of telepsychiatry via videoconferencing: Implications for forensic and correctional psychiatry – Diana J. Antonacci, Richard M. Bloch, Sy Atezaz Saeed, Yilmaz Yildirim, Jessica Talley
  • VA telemental health: Suicide assessment – Linda Godleski, J. Edwin Nieves, Adam Darkins, Laurent Lehmann
  • Telepsychiatry with rural American Indians: issues in civil commitments – Jay H. Shore, Joseph D. Bloom, Spero M. Manson, Ron J. Whitener
  • Teleconferencing model for forensic consultation, court testimony, and continuing education – Thomas W. Miller, James Clark, Lane J. Veltkamp, Deborah C. Burton, Marian Swope
  • Telepsychiatry in Chennai, India: The SCARF experience – Rangaswamy Thara, Sujit John, Kotteswara Rao
  • Videoconferencing and forensic mental health in Australia – Danny H. Sullivan, Murray Chapman, Paul E. Mullen
  • Forensic telepsychiatry in the United Kingdom – Younus Saleem, Mark H. Taylor, Najat Khalifa

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  1. The use of videoconferencing for psychiatric involuntary commitment hearings.The conference room used for the hearings has less than optimal lighting for videoconferencing. It is used for creating shadows and it is viewed on screen in the courtroom.videoconferencing system at the hospital has never failed, there have been instances.
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