R I Simon

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Behavioral risk assessment of the guarded suicidal patient
    Robert I Simon
    Psychiatry and Law, Georgetown University School of Medicine, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:517-22. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Abandonment of patients in split treatment
    Thomas G Gutheil
    Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 11:175-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Narcissistic dimensions of expert witness practice
    Thomas G Gutheil
    Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 33:55-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Robert I. Simon, MD: Of psychiatry, law, and books
    Liza H Gold
    Program in Psychiatry and Law, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:9-13. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic risk management of clinical-legal dilemmas: should it be a core competency?
    Robert I Simon
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D C, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 37:155-61. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint On sound and unsound mind: the role of suicide in tort and insurance litigation
    Robert I Simon
    Program in Psychiatry and the Law, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 33:176-82. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Medical errors, sentinel events, and malpractice
    Robert I Simon
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:99-100. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Imminent suicide: the illusion of short-term prediction
    Robert I Simon
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:296-301. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Think fast, act quickly, and document (maybe)
    Robert I Simon
    Program in Psychiatry and Law, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 31:65-7. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Authorship in forensic psychiatry: a perspective
    Robert I Simon
    Program in Psychiatry and Law, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 35:18-26. 2007

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Behavioral risk assessment of the guarded suicidal patient
    Robert I Simon
    Psychiatry and Law, Georgetown University School of Medicine, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:517-22. 2008
    ..Recognition of behavioral suicide risk factors can assist in the early identification of the guarded suicidal patient, thus avoiding total reliance on the patient's reporting...
  2. ncbi request reprint Abandonment of patients in split treatment
    Thomas G Gutheil
    Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 11:175-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Narcissistic dimensions of expert witness practice
    Thomas G Gutheil
    Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 33:55-8. 2005
    ..The article closes with recommendations for resisting narcissistic pitfalls and achieving the egoless state...
  4. ncbi request reprint Robert I. Simon, MD: Of psychiatry, law, and books
    Liza H Gold
    Program in Psychiatry and Law, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:9-13. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic risk management of clinical-legal dilemmas: should it be a core competency?
    Robert I Simon
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D C, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 37:155-61. 2009
    ..Successful management of clinical-legal dilemmas also avoids unnecessary, counterproductive defensive practices...
  6. ncbi request reprint On sound and unsound mind: the role of suicide in tort and insurance litigation
    Robert I Simon
    Program in Psychiatry and the Law, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 33:176-82. 2005
    ..When experts attempt to testify about "sound or unsound" mind, they must be mindful of the imperfect fit between psychiatry and the law...
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Medical errors, sentinel events, and malpractice
    Robert I Simon
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:99-100. 2006
    ..The Institute of Medicine (IOM) guidelines recommend evidence-based care related to patient needs and values. Both JCAHO and IOM promote best practices. Experts err when they testify to a best practice standard in malpractice cases...
  8. ncbi request reprint Imminent suicide: the illusion of short-term prediction
    Robert I Simon
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:296-301. 2006
    ..Managed care admission protocols may contain imminence criteria for patients at risk for suicide before approving insurance benefits, yet no suicide risk factors exist for the short-term prediction of suicide...
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Think fast, act quickly, and document (maybe)
    Robert I Simon
    Program in Psychiatry and Law, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 31:65-7. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Authorship in forensic psychiatry: a perspective
    Robert I Simon
    Program in Psychiatry and Law, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 35:18-26. 2007
    ..Effective writing enhances clarity of communications with attorneys, judges, and others in the legal system. Writing with clarity and precision is a core competency in forensic psychiatry...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gun safety management with patients at risk for suicide
    Robert I Simon
    Program in Psychiatry and Law, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:518-26. 2007
    ..The principle of gun safety management applies to outpatients, inpatients, and emergency patients, although its implementation varies according to the clinical setting...
  12. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing trauma-associated narcissistic symptoms from posttraumatic stress disorder: a diagnostic challenge
    Robert I Simon
    Program in Psychiatry and Law, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 10:28-36. 2002
    ..Mistaking TANS for PTSD usually results in treatment failure. In litigation, distinguishing between TANS and PTSD assists the trier of fact in determining causation and assessing damages...
  13. ncbi request reprint The psychologically vulnerable witness: an emerging forensic consulting role
    R I Simon
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 29:33-41. 2001
    ..The consultant also may be able to assist the attorney who is experiencing difficulty in his or her relationship with a client or a nonparty witness...
  14. ncbi request reprint Naked suicide
    Robert I Simon
    Program in Psychiatry and Law, Georgetown University Scvhool of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 36:240-5. 2008
    ..Letters to the editor and case reports would stimulate discourse about this little understood phenomenon...
  15. ncbi request reprint The suicide prevention contract: clinical, legal, and risk management issues
    R I Simon
    Program in Psychiatry, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 27:445-50. 1999
    ..The contract against self-harm is only as good as the underlying soundness of the therapeutic alliance. The risks and benefits of suicide prevention contracts must be clearly understood...
  16. ncbi request reprint Conducting forensic examinations on the road: are you practicing your profession without a license?
    R I Simon
    Program in Psychiatry and Law, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 27:75-82. 1999
    ..In this article, the authors address preventative measures to avoid charges of practicing without a license when the forensic expert crosses state lines...
  17. ncbi request reprint Maintaining treatment boundaries in small communities and rural areas
    R I Simon
    Psychiatry, Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 50:1440-6. 1999
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  18. ncbi request reprint Defensive psychiatry and the disruption of treatment boundaries
    R I Simon
    Program in Psychiatry and Law, Georgetown University, School of Medicine, Washington, D C 20814 2441, USA
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 37:124-31. 2000
    ..Defensive boundaries are usually created by unrecognized or uncorrected therapists' countertransferences...
  19. ncbi request reprint Standard-of-care testimony: best practices or reasonable care?
    Robert I Simon
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 33:8-11. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk assessment: what is the standard of care?
    Robert I Simon
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 30:340-4. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Suicide risk assessment: is clinical experience enough?
    Robert I Simon
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:276-8. 2006
  22. ncbi request reprint "The wrong handle": flawed fixes of medicolegal problems in psychiatry and the law
    Thomas G Gutheil
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 33:432-6. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Patients' rights and psychiatrists' duties: discharging patients against medical advice
    Joan B Gerbasi
    Department of Psychiatry and Division of Forensic Psychiatry, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 11:333-43. 2003
    ..Malpractice litigation in this area is reviewed. The article concludes by suggesting risk-management techniques that can aid in protecting the psychiatrist while also respecting patients' rights and delivering good clinical care...
  24. ncbi request reprint Attorneys' requests for complete tax records from opposing expert witnesses: some approaches to the problem
    Thomas G Gutheil
    Program in Psychiatry and the Law, BIDMC Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:518-22. 2006
    ..The different issues, statutes, and case law citations that bear on requests for tax records are reviewed, and the strategies for coping with this tactic are suggested...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pejorative testimony about opposing experts and colleagues: "fouling one's own nest"
    Thomas G Gutheil
    Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:26-30. 2006
    ..This requirement poses some common problems that have not been well discussed in the literature. This article addresses some of those problems and suggests some useful solutions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Non-sexual boundary crossings and boundary violations: the ethical dimension
    Thomas G Gutheil
    Program in Psychiatry and the Law, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School, 74 Fenwood Road, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 25:585-92. 2002
    ..Clinicians should be aware of the ethical underpinnings of sound therapeutic techniques that manifest respect for the patient...
  27. ncbi request reprint Should forensic psychiatrists testify about evil?
    Robert I Simon
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 31:413-6. 2003