Residency curriculum in forensic psychiatry

Am J Psychiatry. 1980 Jun;137(6):730-2. doi: 10.1176/ajp.137.6.730.


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.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Curriculum*
  • Forensic Psychiatry / education*
  • Humans
  • Internship and Residency*
  • Oregon