Hal S Wortzel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado Denver
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A model for therapeutic risk management of the suicidal patient
    Hal S Wortzel
    Michael K Cooper Professor of Neurocognitive Disease, and Faculty for Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship at University of Colorado, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 19:323-6. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. doi request reprint The DSM-5 and forensic psychiatry
    Hal S Wortzel
    University of Colorado, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 19:238-41. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint 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
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Disrobing associated with epileptic seizures and forensic implications
    Hal S Wortzel
    VISN 19 MIRECC, Denver Veterans Hospital, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Forensic Sci 57:550-2. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint 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
  8. doi request reprint 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
  9. doi request reprint 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
  10. ncbi request reprint 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

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint A model for therapeutic risk management of the suicidal patient
    Hal S Wortzel
    Michael K Cooper Professor of Neurocognitive Disease, and Faculty for Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship at University of Colorado, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 19:323-6. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint 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...
  3. doi request reprint 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint 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...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Disrobing associated with epileptic seizures and forensic implications
    Hal S Wortzel
    VISN 19 MIRECC, Denver Veterans Hospital, Denver, CO 80220, USA
    J Forensic Sci 57:550-2. 2012
    ..Disrobing associated with epileptic seizures carries the potential for serious legal consequences if not properly identified as an ictal phenomenon...
  7. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  8. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  9. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint 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...
  13. doi request reprint 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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  14. ncbi request reprint Pathological laughing and crying : epidemiology, pathophysiology and treatment
    Hal S Wortzel
    Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit, HealthONE Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Aurora, Colorado, USA
    CNS Drugs 22:531-45. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint 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...