About the Author
FRANK M. DATTILIO, PHD, ABPP, holds a dual faculty position in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He has published widely and has testified in numerous state and federal jurisdictions for the prosecution and the defense, and has served in numerous court appointments in criminal cases. He has consulted on cases for the United States Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is a prolific author and international speaker.
ROBERT L. SADOFF, MD, is Clinical Professor of Forensic Psychiatry and serves as Director of the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is board certified in psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, and legal medicine. Dr. Sadoff has conducted over 10,000 forensic psychiatric examinations, has lectured throughout the United States and several countries abroad, and is a prolific writer, having authored or coauthored several books including Forensic Psychiatry: A Practical Guide for Lawyers and Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Malpractice: Cases and Comments for Clincians—winner of the 1993 Manfred S. Guttmacher Award—and Ethical Issues in Forensic Psychiatry: Minimizing Harm.
THOMAS G. GUTHEIL, MD, is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School and an internationally known lecturer, writer, and consultant on medicolegal issues, risk management, and malpractice prevention. He is a founder of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Program in Psychiatry and Law, currently serves as the President of the International Academy of Law and Mental Health, and is the author or coauthor of several books in the areas of law and medicine, including the Clinical Hand-book of Psychiatry and the Law—winner of the 1983 Manfred S. Guttmacher Award—now in its Fourth Edition.