2565 – Global attitudes towards forensic psychiatry (2006–2012)

  • Biglu M
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INTRODUCTION Forensic psychiatry is a branch of psychiatry which emphases on the interface between law and psychiatry. It may include psychiatric consultation in a wide variety of legal matters, as well as clinical work with perpetrators and victims.The objective of current study is to visualize the scientific activities in the field of Forensic psychiatry through 2006–2012. METHODS The Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-E) and Social Science Citation Index from the database of Web of Science were used to obtain all publication entitled as“Forensic psychiatry” through 2006–2012. Restriction of publication entitled into Forensic psychiatry cause to obtain the most relevant papers in the field of Forensic psychiatry. RESULTS AND CONCLUSION Analysis of data showed that a total number of 248 papers entitled as Forensic Psychiatry were published in the journals which indexed in Web of Science during the period of study. The most majority of publication came from North America and west Europe. USA sharing 23% of global publication in the field is the most productive country followed by Germany (19%), England (14%), and Canada (7%). More than 63% of global publication came from these four prolific countries. A total number of 271 organization have contributed their works in the field of Forensic Psychiatry, the American private University of Yale was the most productive among them.




Biglu, M. H. (2013). 2565 – Global attitudes towards forensic psychiatry (2006–2012). European Psychiatry, 28, 1. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0924-9338(13)77240-7

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