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Autism spectrum disorder: forensic aspects and sentencing considerations

Robertson, Caitlin Eve 2017, Autism spectrum disorder: forensic aspects and sentencing considerations, DPsych(Forensic) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title Autism spectrum disorder: forensic aspects and sentencing considerations
Author Robertson, Caitlin Eve
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name DPsych(Forensic)
Thesis advisor McGillivray JaneORCID iD for McGillivray Jane orcid.org/0000-0003-2000-6488
Date submitted 2017-02
Keyword(s) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Australian legal system
Sentences (Criminal procedure)
Summary This thesis explores the forensic relevance of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), considering issues fundamental to the administration of justice. Results revealed little variation in offence typologies according to ASD trait severity, disparity in the understanding of ASD amongst Australian magistrates, and subtle differences in morality according to ASD trait severity.
Language eng
Field of Research 170104 Forensic Psychology
Socio Economic Objective 920403 Disability and Functional Capacity
Description of original xviii, 315 pages
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Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30102827

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