Review Article

Approach and Reporting to Forensic Psychiatric Cases: Examples of Forensic Psychiatry Practices in the World


  • Gökhan TEMEL
  • Hasan BUDAK
  • Naile Esra SAKA

Received Date: 21.12.2019 Accepted Date: 12.03.2020 Namik Kemal Med J 2020;8(1):93-101

Forensic psychiatry is one of the most important subjects of forensic medicine, psychiatry and pediatric psychiatry clinics and requires a multidisciplinary approach. The aim of this study is to examine the issues that physicians should take into consideration in the forensic psychiatric examination. However we have tried to emphasize similar and different aspects of these countries with Turkey by giving general information about forensic psychiatric practice of various countries in this study.

Keywords: Assessment of criminal responsibility, Forensic psychiatric examination, Forensic psychiatry practices in the world, Forensic report, Victim examination