Hal S Wortzel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Clark v. Arizona: diminishing the right of mentally ill individuals to a full and fair defense
    Hal Wortzel
    VISN19 MIRECC, Denver Veterans Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:545-8. 2006
  2. ncbi Crisis in the treatment of incompetence to proceed to trial: harbinger of a systemic illness
    Hal Wortzel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado, CPH Room 2508, 4200 East 9th Avenue, C268 25, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 35:357-63. 2007
  3. ncbi Amnesia and crime: a neuropsychiatric response
    Hal S Wortzel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 4200 East 9th Avenue, Denver, CO 80262
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 36:218-23. 2008
  4. ncbi Forensic applications of cerebral single photon emission computed tomography in mild traumatic brain injury
    Hal S Wortzel
    Veterans Integrated Service Network 19 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Care VISN 19 MIRECC, Denver Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 36:310-22. 2008
  5. ncbi Suicide among incarcerated veterans
    Hal S Wortzel
    VISN Veterans Integrated Service Network 19 MIRECC Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Dever VA, Denver, CO, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 37:82-91. 2009
  6. doi The DSM-5 and forensic psychiatry
    Hal S Wortzel
    University of Colorado, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 19:238-41. 2013
  7. ncbi A forensic neuropsychiatric approach to traumatic brain injury, aggression, and suicide
    Hal S Wortzel
    Denver Veterans Hospital, 1055 Clermont Street, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 41:274-86. 2013
  8. doi Clock-drawing performance predicts inpatient rehabilitation outcomes after traumatic brain injury
    Peter J Wagner
    Neurobehavioral Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 23:449-53. 2011
  9. ncbi Diffusion tensor imaging in mild traumatic brain injury litigation
    Hal S Wortzel
    Veterans Integrated Service Network 19, Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Denver VA Medical Center, 1055 Clermont Street, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 39:511-23. 2011
  10. ncbi Combat veterans and the death penalty: a forensic neuropsychiatric perspective
    Hal S Wortzel
    Veterans Integrated Service Network 19, Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 38:407-14. 2010

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi Clark v. Arizona: diminishing the right of mentally ill individuals to a full and fair defense
    Hal Wortzel
    VISN19 MIRECC, Denver Veterans Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 34:545-8. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi Crisis in the treatment of incompetence to proceed to trial: harbinger of a systemic illness
    Hal Wortzel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado, CPH Room 2508, 4200 East 9th Avenue, C268 25, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 35:357-63. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi Amnesia and crime: a neuropsychiatric response
    Hal S Wortzel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 4200 East 9th Avenue, Denver, CO 80262
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 36:218-23. 2008
    ..Resources on which to build a neuropsychiatric foundation for forensic psychiatric opinions on memory impairment surrounding criminal behavior are offered...
  4. ncbi Forensic applications of cerebral single photon emission computed tomography in mild traumatic brain injury
    Hal S Wortzel
    Veterans Integrated Service Network 19 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Care VISN 19 MIRECC, Denver Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 36:310-22. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi Suicide among incarcerated veterans
    Hal S Wortzel
    VISN Veterans Integrated Service Network 19 MIRECC Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Dever VA, Denver, CO, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 37:82-91. 2009
    ..There is a clear need for a better characterization of the incarcerated veteran population and the suicide rate faced by this group. Implications for clinical practice and future research are offered...
  6. doi The DSM-5 and forensic psychiatry
    Hal S Wortzel
    University of Colorado, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 19:238-41. 2013
    ..Forensic psychiatrists may enhance their credibility and the strength of the opinions they offer by proactively illustrating how nuances in diagnosis do not change legally defined constructs such as insanity or incompetence...
  7. ncbi A forensic neuropsychiatric approach to traumatic brain injury, aggression, and suicide
    Hal S Wortzel
    Denver Veterans Hospital, 1055 Clermont Street, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 41:274-86. 2013
    ..Thereafter, a heuristic is offered that may assist forensic psychiatrists attempting to characterize the relationships between TBI and externally or internally directed violent acts...
  8. doi Clock-drawing performance predicts inpatient rehabilitation outcomes after traumatic brain injury
    Peter J Wagner
    Neurobehavioral Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 23:449-53. 2011
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  9. ncbi Diffusion tensor imaging in mild traumatic brain injury litigation
    Hal S Wortzel
    Veterans Integrated Service Network 19, Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Denver VA Medical Center, 1055 Clermont Street, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 39:511-23. 2011
    ..Based on this review, we suggest that expert testimony regarding DTI findings will seldom be appropriate in legal proceedings focused on mTBI...
  10. ncbi Combat veterans and the death penalty: a forensic neuropsychiatric perspective
    Hal S Wortzel
    Veterans Integrated Service Network 19, Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 38:407-14. 2010
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  11. doi Subtle neurological signs predict the severity of subacute cognitive and functional impairments after traumatic brain injury
    Hal S Wortzel
    Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit, HealthONE Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, in Aurora, CO, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 21:463-6. 2009
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  12. ncbi Treatment of pathologic laughing and crying
    Hal S Wortzel
    David B Arciniegas, MD Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit, HealthONE Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Aurora, CO 80011, USA
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 9:371-80. 2007
    ..Education and supportive therapy may help patients and families mitigate the social isolation and embarrassment that PLC episodes frequently produce...
  13. ncbi Risk of death for veterans on release from prison
    Hal S Wortzel
    Veterans Integrated Service Network VISN 19 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center MIRECC, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO 80209, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 40:348-54. 2012
    ..VA benefits appear to offer a protective effect, particularly against medical deaths...
  14. ncbi Quetiapine for mania due to traumatic brain injury
    Timothy J Oster
    Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit, HealthONE Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Aurora, CO, USA
    CNS Spectr 12:764-9. 2007
    ..Possible mechanisms of action are discussed and the need for additional investigation of quetiapine for posttraumatic mania is highlighted...
  15. doi Traumatic brain injury and chronic traumatic encephalopathy: a forensic neuropsychiatric perspective
    Hal S Wortzel
    Neuropsychiatry Service, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO Division of Forensic Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO Behavioral Neurology Section, Department of Neurology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO Beth K and Stuart C Yudofsky Division of Neuropsychiatry, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Behav Sci Law 31:721-38. 2013
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  16. pmc Chronic traumatic encephalopathy and suicide: a systematic review
    Hal S Wortzel
    Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Veterans Integrated Service Network VISN 19 Mental Illness, Research, Education and Clinical Center, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80045, USA
    Biomed Res Int 2013:424280. 2013
    ..Further studies of higher quality and methodological rigor are needed to determine the existence and nature of any relationship between CTE and suicide. ..
  17. doi Emotional and behavioral dyscontrol after traumatic brain injury
    David B Arciniegas
    Beth K and Stuart C Yudofsky Division of Neuropsychiatry, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA Brain Injury Research Center, TIRR Memorial Hermann, Houston, TX, USA Neuropsychiatry Service, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA Electronic address
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 37:31-53. 2014
    ..This article reviews these issues and provides clinicians with brief and practical suggestions for the management of emotional and behavioral dyscontrol. ..
  18. doi The DSM-5 approach to the evaluation of traumatic brain injury and its neuropsychiatric sequelae
    Hal S Wortzel
    Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA Division of Forensic Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA Neuropsychiatry Service, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA Beth K and Stuart C Yudofsky Division of Neuropsychiatry, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 34:613-23. 2014
    ..The advent of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) is accompanied by substantial changes in the approach taken in this manual to traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its neuropsychiatric sequelae...
  19. pmc Treatment of post-traumatic cognitive impairments
    Hal S Wortzel
    VISN 19 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1055 Clermont Street, Denver, CO, 80220, USA
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 14:493-508. 2012
    ..Titration to either beneficial effect or medication intolerance should be completed before discontinuing a treatment or augmenting partial responses with additional medications...
  20. doi Surrogate endpoints in suicide research
    Hal S Wortzel
    VISN 19 MIRECC, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:500-5. 2010
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