A bug ’s life: how a volunteer army is putting Britain’s wildlife on the record
Amateur nature recorders are providing vital data on beetles, soldierflies and a host of lesser-known insectsAshleigh Whiffin ’s day job as assistant curator of entomology is to look after National Museums Scotland’s vast collection of preserved insects. But her passion for the creatures doesn’t end when she goes home; in her spare time she spends hours recording and verifying sightings of a specific group of large c arrion beetles in the familysilphidae.“Silphidae are absolutely brilliant,” Whiffin says from her Edinburgh office. “They’re decomposers, so they are really vital for ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Isabella Kaminski Tags: Insects Wildlife Environment Hobbies Life and style Animals Conservation UK news World news Zoology Biology Science Source Type: news

Evidence for the transfer of methadone and EDDP by sweat to children's hair - Feld K, Dahm P, Kieliba T, Klee A, Rothschild MA, Andresen-Streichert H, Beike J.
In cases where there is a question as to whether children have come into contact with drugs, examinations of their scalp hair are frequently carried out. Positive test results are often discussed in the forensic community due to the various possible modes ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Deep learning in forensic gunshot wound interpretation-a proof-of-concept study - Oura P, Junno A, Junno JA.
While the applications of deep learning are considered revolutionary within several medical specialties, forensic applications have been scarce despite the visual nature of the field. For example, a forensic pathologist may benefit from deep learning-based... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medico-legal opinion based on autopsy findings of a victim of an explosion involving mass fatality - Thivaharan Y, Kitulwatte IDG.
INTRODUCTION: Investigation into explosions is one of the major areas in forensic medicine and pathology. Medico legal issues associated with these deaths are diverse and forensic experts are often expected to make clarifications. Assistance of a methodica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Inadequate use of the Istanbul Protocol in the assessment of torture victims by forensic professionals in Mexico - P érez-Sales P, Galán-Santamarina A, Aguirre-Luna D, Moscoso-Urzúa V, Luna-Muñoz D, Castilla-Calderas M, Escareño-Granados E.
OBJECTIVE: To analyse forensic practices in the Attorney General's Office (previously PGR by its acronym in Spanish, and FGR at present), in the application of the Istanbul Protocol on torture and/or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. METHOD: A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Forensic comparison analysis of plastic vehicle headlamp lens by gel permeation chromatography and statistical methods - Guo H, Wang P, Hu C, Mei H, Zheng J, Zhu J.
Comparison analysis of vehicle headlamp lens fragments can help establish links between the relevant vehicle with crime scenes or provide useful information to search the related vehicles. Headlamp lenses are mainly made of polycarbonate with very few sign... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Pediatrician provides a voice for youth traumatized by family separation
Growing up in Brentwood,Dr. Elizabeth Barnert was raised to be acutely aware of two versions of Los Angeles — one of privilege and one of social injustice.Her psychiatrist father instilled in his daughter a love of science and big-picture thinking. Her mother, who fled Castro ’s Cuba alone at 15, worked as a social worker counseling troubled high-school students, many of them first-generation Americans who butted heads with their immigrant parents over issues like cultural identity and gangs.“My father took me to the library every Saturday and taught me the importance of life-long learning,” said Ba...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

South Africa: Mthethwa Promises Heads Will Roll for R300-Million Arts Stimulus Mismanagement
[Daily Maverick] After weeks of creatives staging a sit-in at the National Arts Council Johannesburg offices, demanding answers about the R300 million stimulus package, the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture has taken action. On Monday, Nathi Mthethwa, Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture announced that a forensic investigation will look into the mismanagement of the stimulus package. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Remote forensic psychological assessment in civil cases: considerations for experts assessing harms from early life abuse - Goldenson J, Josefowitz N.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore the question of whether psycho-legal assessments can be executed remotely in a manner that adheres to the rigorous standards applied during in-person assessments. General guidelines have evolved, but to date, t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Barriers to accessing mental health care after a sexual assault medical forensic examination - Gilmore AK, Leone RM, Hahn CK, Oesterle DW, Davidson TM.
BACKGROUND: Research indicates low rates of accessing mental health care following sexual assault; however, barriers associated with accessing care are not well understood. DESIGN: Participants (N = 37) were recruited from a local hospital followin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Emergency contraception administration, toxicology kit use, and postassault reporting: a comparison of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) and Non-SANE medical providers - Shaw J, Coates V.
Sexual assault nurse examiners (SANEs) are specially trained to meet the postassault medical forensic needs of sexual assault patients. However, there remains a dearth of literature comparing directly postassault service provision and action in cases treat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Barriers to and facilitators of implementing peer support services for criminal justice-involved individuals - Adams WE, Lincoln AK.
This study sought to examine perceived barriers to and facilitators of the adoption, implementation, and sustainability of community-based mental health peer support services for criminal justice-involved individuals, also known as "forensic pee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Factors related to bias in forensic psychiatric assessments in criminal matters: a systematic review - Meyer LF, Valen ça AM.
OBJECTIVE: Identify factors related to bias in forensic psychiatric assessments in criminal matters. METHOD: Based on the PRISMA guidelines, we searched the following keywords with Boolean operators: (criminal responsibility OR legal responsibility... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Predictors of the discharge mode from forensic addiction treatment: review of the determinants of success of a treatment order according to sec. 64 of the German Criminal Code (Part I) - Quereng ässer J, Baur A.
BACKGROUND: Before a forensic addiction treatment can be ordered by court according to sec. 64 of the German Criminal Code (StGB), a success prognosis must be made and affirmed. The search for appropriate predictors for a "sufficiently concrete prospect of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Shaken baby syndrome resulting in death: a case series - Oru ç M, Dündar AS, Okumuş H, Görmez M, Samdanci ET, Celbis O.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to raise the awareness of all healthcare personnel, primarily Emergency Department physicians, forensic physicians, and paediatricians about cases of shaken baby syndrome (SBS), which can be difficult to diagnose, requ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

World's wurst burglar: half-eaten sausage helps German police solve nine-year-old burglary
Inquiry into 2012 burglary is revived after French police turn up a DNA match for unrelated crimeGerman police say they have solved a nine-year-old burglary case after DNA found on a half-eaten piece of sausage matched that of a man detained in France over an unrelated crime.Police in the western town of Schwelm said on Thursday the sausage belonged to the victim, and the suspect – a 30-year-old Albanian citizen – appeared to have helped himself to a bite during the break-in in Gevelsberg in March 2012.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Staff and agencies Tags: Forensic science Germany Europe France Source Type: news

Burnout and secondary trauma among forensic interviewers - Starcher D, Stolzenberg SN.
Child Advocacy Centers provide a child-friendly environment for the forensic interview and subsequent investigation of child victimization cases. However, very little research has examined the effects of burnout, secondary trauma and organizational stresso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Benzodiazepines reported in NFLIS-Drug, 2015 to 2018 - Bollinger K, Weimer BL, Heller D, Bynum N, Grabenauer M, Pressley DM, Smiley-McDonald H.
The National Forensic Laboratory Information System (NFLIS) is a program of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Diversion Control Division. The NFLIS-Drug component collects drug identification results and associated information from drug cases submi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Forensic pathological study of methadone-related deaths in the Genoa (Italy) district: a six-year study - Errico S, Bedocchi D, Drommi M, Barranco R, Bonsignore A, Ventura F.
Methadone is a synthetic opioid, a pure agonist of the μ receptor. It is used for opioid maintenance therapy in heroin addiction. In recent years, Italian studies of incidence and prevalence have indicated an increase in the illegal sales of methadone and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Gunshot homicides in Denmark 1992-2016 - Thomsen AH, Leth PM, Hougen HP, Villesen P.
The majority of homicides in the world are caused by firearms and a good understanding of gunshot wounds is important for the forensic pathologist. We have analyzed all 315 homicides by gunshots in Denmark during 1992-2016 with focus on information relevan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

DiZinno & Falsetti receive funding for national center to increase numbers of medical examiners & coroners
(George Mason University) Joseph DiZinno, Associate Professor, Forensic Science Program, and Anthony Falsetti, Associate Professor, Forensic Science Program, received $2,000,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Osteogenesis imperfecta and child abuse from a forensic point of view - Altalib A, Althomali A, Alshahrani A, Alfrayyan A, Aljughaiman MS.
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) also called brittle bone disease is a rare genetic disorder that results from a defect in type 1 collagen, which is a main structural protein involved in the structure of bones, tendons, ligaments, the dentin layer of teeth, an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

A comparison of the international protocols for the forensic assessment of conflict-related sexual violence victims - Komar D, El Jundi S, Parra RC, Perich P.
This study presents a comparative study of one such proto... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Exposure to workplace trauma for forensic mental health nurses: a scoping review - Newman C, Roche M, Elliott D.
BACKGROUND: Forensic mental health is a challenging workplace, with nurses subject to various trauma exposures in their professional role. OBJECTIVES: To identify the key concepts related to the nature, extent and impact of workplace trauma for for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The "forensic paradox" of aging unaccompanied minors in the migration crisis: why medicine and forensics are a must - Cummaudo M, De Angelis D, De Micco F, Campobasso C, Cattaneo C.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Strong associations between childhood victimization and community violence in male forensic mental health patients - Fosse R, Eidhammer G, Selmer LE, Knutzen M, Bj ørkly S.
BACKGROUND: Childhood abuse and neglect increase the risk of both mental disorders and violent behavior. Associations between child relational adversities and violent behavior have not been extensively investigated in forensic mental health settings. We as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ancestry estimation perpetuates racism, white supremacy
(Binghamton University) Ancestry estimation -- a method used by forensic anthropologists to determine ancestral origin by analyzing bone structures -- is rooted in " race science " and perpetuates white supremacy, according to a new paper by a forensic anthropologist at Binghamton University, State University of New York. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

"Guboow"-child abuse or traditional medical treatment? a case report - Lange-Herr N, Rindlisbacher A, Romano F, Jackowski C.
The examination of children suspected of being abused poses a great challenge for forensic pathologists. The risk of misjudgment is high and can have serious consequences for the child and the family. In unclear cases, an assessment should always be carrie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Mortality in prisons: the experience of the Bureau of Legal Medicine of Milan (Italy) (1993-2017) : suicides and natural deaths in prison - Gentile G, Nicolazzo M, Bianchi R, Bailo P, Boracchi M, Tambuzzi S, Zoja R.
We undertook a retrospective analysis of deaths that took place in prisons in Milan between 1993 and 2017, by identifying cases from a total of 24,101 autopsies that were performed at the Section of Forensic Medicine of the University of Milan. From the ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Scientists Reconstruct Warrior Pharaoh's Murder Using CT Scans
A forensic investigation of Seqenenre Taa II's traumatic injuries suggests he died with his hands tied behind his back, perhaps the end result of fighting to liberate his kingdom. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 17, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Lethal mechanisms in cases of inverted suspension from the lap component of seat belts - O'Donovan S, Langlois NE, Heuvel C, Byard RW.
A retrospective review of autopsy files at Forensic Science South Australia in Adelaide, Australia, was undertaken over a five-year period from January 2014 to December 2018 for all motor vehicle crashes with rollovers ending with the vehicle inverted and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Forensic science rationing is putting justice at risk, says outgoing regulator
Dr Gillian Tully says lack of capacity is forcing police to limit toxicology tests on suspected drug driversPolice forces are having to ration forensic toxicology work, especially samples from suspected drug drivers, because there is not enough capacity in the system to handle the volume of work, the outgoing forensic science regulator has said.Dr Gillian Tully, who steps down from her post after six years on Tuesday, said the service needed to be treated as critical national infrastructure and given the funding and regulatory powers necessary to maintain the integrity of the criminal justice system.Continue reading... (So...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Tags: Police Crime Science Forensic science UK news Source Type: news

The Safe pilot study: a prospective naturalistic study with repeated measures design to test the psychosis - violence link in and after discharge from forensic facilities - Bj ørkly S, Laake P, Roaldset JO, Douglas KS.
The research evidence is very strong for high recidivism rates of violence after discharge from forensic facilities. Big data research has found that a substantial proportion of the forensic population with relapse into violence has a psychosis diagnosis a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Prevalence of traumas and PTSD among individuals adjudicated not guilty by reason of insanity - Guina J, Audu AK, Cameron J, Lemmen A, Mamidipaka A, Kletzka N.
This study ai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Infanticide and the influence of psychoanalysis on Dutch forensic psychiatry in the mid-twentieth century - Ruberg W.
This article demonstrates how psychoanalytic thought, especially ideas by Adler, Reik, Deutsch, and Alexander and Staub, informed forensic psychiatry in the Netherlands from the late 1920s. An analysis of psychiatric explanations of the crime of infanticid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Corrigendum to "Fatal coastal drowning incidents: Aa10-year review of body recovery times in New Zealand" [Forensic Sci. Int. 317C (2020) 110573] - Webber J, Moran K, French C, Fozard F, Pearless O.
The authors regret that they wish to correct the statement "only 15 % [of missing persons] were not found (9 %) or not reported (6 %)". This statement is only correct in respect of the distance from drowning incident to body recovery, not the time last see... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

An integrated system for forensic DNA testing of sexual assault cases in the Philippines - Rodriguez JJRB, Laude RP, De Ungria MCA.
In the Philippines, more than 7000 cases of sexual assault are reported annually. DNA technology is a powerful tool in identifying assailants. However, it is not routinely used in sexual assault investigations due to insufficient government support to cove... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Forensic application of DNA barcoding in the identification of commonly occurring poisonous plants - Nithaniyal S, Majumder S, Umapathy S, Parani M.
Exposure to poisonous plants is hazardous to health; thus, reliable species identification is required to decide the most appropriate treatment. Since ingested plants are too much degraded for visual observation, DNA barcoding can be used as a molecular to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Analysis of 123 cases of forensic psychiatry testimony of individuals suspected of road traffic offences - Wang SJ, Zheng YZ, He Y, Yu ML, Li GQ, Hu ZQ.
OBJECTIVE To explore the characteristics of individuals with mental disorders suspected of road traffic offences and to find their differences from normal offenders, in order to regulate mental disorder patients' driving activities and prevent road traffic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

What is a child-appropriate interview? Interaction between child witnesses and police officers - Melinder A, Magnusson M, Gilstrap LL.
This study examines to what extent a relatively novel implementation of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The need for systematic training on gun rights and mental illness for forensic psychiatrists - Simpson JR.
Individual ownership of firearms is common in the United States. According to the FBI, which oversees the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), the annual number of background checks for firearm purchases surpassed 20 million for the fi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Voluntary patient safety incidents reporting in forensic psychiatry - what do the reports tell us? - Kuosmanen A, Tiihonen J, Repo-Tiihonen E, Turunen H.
INTRODUCTION: Patient safety incident reporting has been recognized as a key process for organizational learning and safety culture, but there is limited knowledge about patient safety in forensic psychiatric care. AIMS: To characterize the types and frequ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pharmacological interventions to reduce violence in patients with schizophrenia in forensic psychiatry - Reisegger A, Slamanig R, Winkler H, de Girolamo G, Carr à G, Crocamo C, Gosek P, Heitzman J, Salize HJ, Picchioni M, Wancata J.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

ADHD and offending - Young S, Cocallis K.
OBJECTIVES: International studies have reported disproportionately higher rates of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) among youth and adult offenders across police custody, prison, probation and forensic mental health settings, estimated to fa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The eggshell and crumbling skull plaintiff: psychological and legal considerations for assessment - Kohutis EA, McCall S.
Forensic psychologists are called to assist judges and juries to understand the nature and extent of how particular psychological injuries manifest themselves for individual victims and how injuries impact the victims' lives. In order to be most helpful, p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The right to say no: why adult sexual assault patients decline medical forensic exams and sexual assault kit evidence collection - Campbell R, Javorka MK, Gregory K, Vollinger L, Ma W.
INTRODUCTION: The International Association of Forensic Nurses (2018) affirms the importance of evidence-based, trauma-informed, patient-centered forensic nursing services that engage patients as autonomous decision makers. Past research indicates that for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Epidemiological analysis of violent death and cases of not established death cases in Russian Federation (2009-2018) - Kovalev AV, Zolotenkova GV, Gerasimov AN, Minaeva PV, Romanenko GK.
The paper presents the results of an epidemiological analysis of statistical data on the number of deaths from violent deaths, which cause has not been established; unidentified and unclaimed corpses in forensic medical expertise in Russia as a whole and i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Conjunctival and periorbital petechiae presumed secondary to self-inflicted asphyxiation in a pediatric patient - Kaufman AR, Oh DJ, Gliksberg A, Schmidt ML, Mocan MC.
The presence of petechiae of the face and conjunctiva is a well-described finding seen in strangulation injuries. These petechiae are commonly seen post-mortem in deaths by asphyxia and are consequently used in forensic analysis. Conjunctival and facial... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Forensic anthropology in investigations of crimes against humanity: global dimensions and the mid-19th-century Ajnala (India) Massacre - Sehrawat JS, Sankhyan D.
Heinous crimes and brutalities have decimated humanity throughout human history. In modern times, forensic anthropologists have helped to reconstruct the nature and mechanism, intent and purpose, manner, and circumstances of various inhumane instances of g... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Research findings on Greek forensic patients found not guilty by reason of insanity. A juxtaposition of patients who committed a criminal offense during their first psychotic episode with those who did so later in the course of their illness - Markopoulou M, Karakasi V, Garyfallos G, Pavlidis P, Douzenis A.
The aim of this study was to compare the baseline characteristics (demographic, psychiatric-psychopathological and legal) among Greek forensic patients found not guilty by reason of insanity. The first step of this approach being differentiating patients w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news