forensic psychiatry

Dr. Goldwaser was named as a “Distinguished Life Fellow” of the American Psychiatric Association.

The objective of a forensic psychiatrist is to give expert opinion to a reasonable degree of medical certainty, in the form of a written report, deposition or courtroom testimony in legal cases.

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Dr. Goldwaser has been interviewed and quoted in the Editorial article of “Counselor,” on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (12/01); in the Letter to The Editor, to “The American Psychoanalyst,” concerning ethical anb d methodological distinctions between psychoanalytic explorations and forensic psychiatric studies, (12/2); in the feature article on the “CNS News,” as a forensic expert in the detection of malingering, (9/03); in the New Jersey “Home News Tribune” (03/04) on the subject of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; in “The San Francisco Examiner” (3/04) on Elder Abuse.

Dr. Goldwaser has participated in interviews by broadcast (Radio Liberty, Europe, Radio Mitre, Radio Universidad and Radio America, in Argentina; and print media (The Records, New Jersey daily Newspaper).

Dr. Goldwaser was interviewed by Terrace Lour, Esquire of Voice America (“The Docket”) on the topic of Juvenile Violence and the Court System (11/03/03); on KABC (Washington State) on the topic of Phobias (5/25/04), on “Oregonian” on the topic Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, (5/31/04), and on “The Stuart News,” Florida, on Amnesic and Dissociate Disorders (6/23/04), Also on “Bulimia Nervosa,” for “ ‘Telemundo: “Noticias Al Rojo Vivo” with Maria Celeste Arraras (hostess), (Ch.47), on March 2005: on Sexual Predators-Pedophiles” for “A Current Affair”, (Fox-Ch.5), on 5/24, 2005; on June 15, 2005: for HITN-TV (Hispanic Information and Telecommunication Network), on “Teenagers and Violence”, in “Dialogue from Coast to Coast”, with Malin Falu (hostess).

Dr. Goldwaser was interviewed by ‘The Record’, on “Danger: Teens with Explosives” by Robert Ivry, August 21; 2005.Dr. Goldwaser was interviewed by Pawet Snzaniawski, from the daily newspaper: “Zycie Warszawy: in Warsaw, Poland, about “Child Sexual Abuse,” on September 9, 2005.Carolyn Susman, Staff writer from “Palm Beach Post,” based on interview with Dr. Goldwaser, produced an article on: Family plays key role against suicide”, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, on September 14, 2005.

Matt Kanner, staff writer from “Foster Daily Democrat,” from NewHampshire, based on an interview with Dr. Goldwaser, produced an article on: “Experts weigh in on causes for recent rash of standoff”; related to suicides and attempts/gestures during the holiday season, on December 24, 2005.Teresa Ann Boeckel, staff writer from “York Sunday News,” from York, Pennsylvania, based on an interview with Dr. Goldwaser, produced an article on: “West York gropes for answers”, about teacher’s suicide in the classroom; on February 19, 2006.“PTSD and Iraq War Veterans;” videotaped interview by Megan Thompson and Crystal Fisher, N.Y.U. School of Journalism, February 22, 2006.March 30, 2006: for HITN-TV (Hispanic Information and Television Network), on “Sexual Harassment in the workplace” in “Dialogue from Coast to Coast”, with Malin Falu (hostess); also with Mr. Rodolfo Antola, Human rights Specialist, Office of Sexual Harassment Issues, State of New York, Executive Department, Division of Human Rights.April 3, 2006; at WFWB Radio News, interview with Paul Lowe about a recent event involving two children found dead by the Los Angeles police, being their main suspect, involved in a child custody dispute.

April 21, 2006 interviewed by hostess Jami Floyd, at “Best Defense-Court TV”, 11:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M., providing forensic psychiatric commentaries on “OH vs. Robinson” (Priest Accused of Nun Murder) and “Ohio vs. Halder” (murder trial-“College under Siege”); New York, New York.

Megan Scott, staff writer from the “Associated Press,” based on an interviewed with Dr. Goldwaser, produced the article: “The Science of Drink: Does a drunken man speak the truth?” related to Mel Gibson’s anti-Semitic statements while intoxicated with alcohol; August 3, 2006.

Dr. Goldwaser has participated in interviews by broadcast media from Radio Universidad ( AM 580- by Mario Perciavalle); and Radio Mitre ( AM 810- by Jorge Martinez), from Cordoba, Argentina; and also Radio Concepto (AM 1050- by Rodo Herrera) and Radio America (AM 1190 – Martin Vitton) from Buenos Aires Argentina. At four different times, Dr. Goldwaser was asked to provide comments concerning psychological aspects and chronic effects of victimization and terrorism. September 2006.

WPR.ORG (Wisconsin Public Radio), Interview with Peter Donalds of the Radio Program: “At Issue”, about School Violence. October 2, 2006.

“Dr. Goldwaser has participated in an interview with Russ Mitchell (CBS-TV News), and provided comments concerning psychological aspects and chronic effects of Child Abduction, victimization and child sexual and physical abuse. January 14, 2007; New York.

Dr. Goldwaser has been interviewed and quoted in the feature article “Death down below: Subway deaths not uncommon”; by reporter Chuck Bennett. “AM New York”, staff writer. This article appeared in the Issue 010, Vol 5, Copyright 2007, News day Inc. January 16, 2007.

January 30, 2007: for HITN-TV (Hispanic information and Telecommunication Network), on “Common Conflicts between Parents and their Adolescent Children”, in “Dialogue from Coast to Coast”, with Malin Falu (hostess).

Katherine Stech, staff writer from “The Post and Courier”, from Charleston, South Carolina, based on an interviewed with Dr. Goldwaser, produced an article on: “Amnesia” in connection with charges of ‘white collar’ crime; on April 6, 2007.

Jessica Johnson, staff writer from “The Post and Courier’, from Charleston, South Carolina, based on an interview with Dr. Goldwaser, produced an article on: “Amnesia” in connection with charges of ‘white collar’ crime; on April 17, 2007.

Dr. Goldwaser has been interviewed by the program hostess, journalist and former first lady of Jamaica: Beverley Anderson Manley at (HOT 102 FM Radio Station) “Today Show” and provided comments concerning “Stress Management”; on July 16, 2007.

Dr. Goldwaser has been interviewed and quoted in the feature article “When the problem is Munchausen’s: A young woman seeks treatment for one condition but won’t accept help for a different diagnosis”; by reporter Dr. Sandeep Jauhar from ‘The Los Angeles Times’, Los Angeles, California; on April 14, 2008.

Jonathan Saltzman, staff writer from “The Boston Globe”, based on an interview with Dr. Goldwaser, produced an article on: “Finding words at last for an unspeakable loss – Parents of two dead children seek to prevent repeat tragedy”; related to the mentally ill and the responsibilities of psychiatrists and law enforcement officials; December 7, 2008.

Joseph Mandak, staff writer from “The Associated Press-Pittsburgh”, based on an interview with Dr. Goldwaser, produced an article on: “Bullied into Anorexia”; related to a mother that started legal action based on the claim that Pittsburgh school bullies her daughter into anorexia with remarks about her weight. August 19, 2009.

Martin Sasone, staff writer from “Clarin”, Buenos Aires, Argentina daily newspaper, based on an interview with Dr. Goldwaser, produced an article on “Sex Offenders Risk of Recidivism.” September 21, 2009.

Crisitna Atzpeolea, staff writer from “La Voz” daily newspaper from Cordoba, Argentina, produced an article titled “In the US, Treatment of Sex Offender Could Be for Life.” October 1, 2009.

Pilar Marrero, staff writer from “La Opinion” daily newspaper from Los Angeles & Cuba, produced an article titled “USA: Shooting in Times of Stress.” November 6, 2009.

Dr. Goldwaser participated as Panelist with Amil Niazi, Producer and Conductor from CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) of the program CBC News, “Your Voice” – “Chile Mine Rescue.” October 14, 2010

http://www.cbc.ca/news/pointofview/2010/10/live-chat-chile-mine-rescue.html

  • Goldwaser, A.M., Aronoff, M., Felthous, A., and Busch K., (April 2007), “Forensic Psychiatric Meeting in Chile,” American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL) Newsletter, Vol. 32, No. 2.
  • Goldwaser, A. M, and Busch, K. (January 2006) “First South American Forensic Psychiatric Meeting American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL) Newsletter. Vol. 31, No. 1.
  • Goldwaser, A. M. (Winter 2005), “Sexual Harassment: Cinderella or the Little Mermaid, Victim or Tease,” The Bergen Barrister, publication of the Bergen County Bar Association, New Jersey. Vol. 22, No. 1, 38-40.
  • Goldwaser, A. M. (August 2004), “A Forensic Psychiatrist’s Viewpoint: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder,” New Jersey Lawyer Magazine. No.229, 28-31 and 63.
  • Goldwaser A.M. (March 10, 2003), “The Psychoanalyst within the Legal System”. Reporter Scientific Meeting of the Psychoanalytic Association of New York, By Linda Gunsberg, Ph.D.
  • Goldwaser, A. M. (Summer 2003), “A Pig that Builds with Bricks, Weeding out Junk Science in the Courtroom and in Psychiatric-Legal Reports”. The Bergen Barrister, Publication of the Bergen County Bar Association, New Jersey. Vol. 19 No. 1.
  • Goldwaser, A. M. (Fall 2003), “Comments of Role of the Analyst as Forensic Expert.” Bulletin of the Psychoanalytic Association of New York, Vol. 41, #3.
  • Goldwaser, A. M. (Winter 2002), “The Emperor’s New Clothes; A Closer Look at Malingering PTSD;” The Bergen Barrister, Publication of the Bergen County Bar Association, New Jersey. Vol.19, No.1.
  • Goldwaser, A. M. (Autumn 1999), “Forensic Psychiatry: An Allied Branch.” The Bergen Barrister, Publication of the Bergen County Bar Association, New Jersey.
  • Goldwaser, A. M. (May-July 1996), “Personal Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.” The Bergen Barrister, Publication of the Bergen County Bar Association, New Jersey.
  • Goldwaser, A.M. (April 1993), “Practice Guideline for Major Depressive Disorder in Adults.” American Psychiatric Association: Reviewer and Consultant.
  • Goldwaser, A. M. (Summer 1993), “Self-Starvation: A Cry For Help”; Valley Reports.
  • Goldwaser, A. M. (November 1985), “Symbolic Expression and Racial Prejudice,” Reporter; Psychoanalytic Association of New York; by Martin A. Silverman, M.D.
  • Goldwaser, A. M., (October 1983) “Silvia Plath and the Failure of Narcissistic Repair through Poetry,” Reporter; Psychoanalytic Association of New York; By Martin A. Silverman, M.D.
  • Goldwaser, A. M., and Morales, M., (1977). “Report on Hysterical-Dissociative Manifestations with Epidemic Characteristics in a Small Jungle town,” Annals of Forth-Peruvian Congress of Psychiatry, Lima Peru.

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Forensic Psychiatry

Forensic psychiatry is a medical subspecialty that combines research and clinical practice in the numerous areas in which psychiatry is applied to legal issues. Dr. Alberto M. Goldwaser has provided expert opinions through preparation of narrative reports and testifying in depositions and courts.

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