Forensic Issues in Head Trauma
Specific concerns have arisen over the past few years in the application of the rapidly developing field of clinical neuropsychology to the legal setting. Due to the intrinsic nature of head trauma, a significant and increasing number of these types of cases eventually have legal implications.
KeywordsSocial Security Referral Source Forensic Case Social Security Administration Mild Head Injury
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