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Ira K Packer PhD

InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
AddressWorcester Recovery Center & Hospital
309 Belmont Street
Worcester MA 01604
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    Columbia University, New York, NY, United StatesBAPsychology
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United StatesMAPsychology
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United StatesPHDClinical Psychology
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    2007Distinguished Contribution to Forensic Psychology, American Academy of Forensic Psychology

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    1. Holliday SB, Pace NM, Gowensmith N, Packer I, Murrie D, Virani A, Han B, Hunter SB. Estimating the Size of the Los Angeles County Jail Mental Health Population Appropriate for Release into Community Services. Rand Health Q. 2021 Aug; 9(2):7. PMID: 34484879.
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    2. Kaempf AC, Baxter P, Packer IK, Pinals DA. Gender and the experience of mental health expert witness testimony. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 2015 Mar; 43(1):52-9. PMID: 25770280.
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    3. Guy LS, Kusaj C, Packer IK, Douglas KS. Influence of the HCR-20, LS/CMI, and PCL-R on decisions about parole suitability among lifers. Law Hum Behav. 2015 Jun; 39(3):232-43. PMID: 25365474.
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    4. Pinals DA, Packer IK, Fisher W, Roy-Bujnowski K. Relationship between race and ethnicity and forensic clinical triage dispositions. Psychiatr Serv. 2004 Aug; 55(8):873-8. PMID: 15292536.
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    5. Fisher WH, Normand SL, Dickey B, Packer IK, Grudzinskas AJ, Azeni H. Managed mental health care's effects on arrest and forensic commitment. Int J Law Psychiatry. 2004 Jan-Feb; 27(1):65-77. PMID: 15019768.
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    6. Fisher WH, Packer IK, Banks SM, Smith D, Simon LJ, Roy-Bujnowski K. Self-reported lifetime psychiatric hospitalization histories of jail detainees with mental disorders: comparison with a non-incarcerated national sample. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2002 Nov; 29(4):458-65. PMID: 12404939.
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    7. Fisher WH, Dickey B, Normand SL, Packer IK, Grudzinskas AJ, Azeni H. Use of a state inpatient forensic system under managed mental health care. Psychiatr Serv. 2002 Apr; 53(4):447-51. PMID: 11919358.
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    8. Appelbaum KL, Hickey JM, Packer I. The role of correctional officers in multidisciplinary mental health care in prisons. Psychiatr Serv. 2001 Oct; 52(10):1343-7. PMID: 11585950.
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    9. Fisher WH, Packer IK, Simon LJ, Smith D. Community mental health services and the prevalence of severe mental illness in local jails: are they related? Adm Policy Ment Health. 2000 Jul; 27(6):371-82. PMID: 11077701.
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    10. Fisher WH, Packer IK, Grisso T, McDermeit M, Brown JM. From case management to court clinic: examining forensic system involvement of persons with severe mental illness. Ment Health Serv Res. 2000 Mar; 2(1):41-9. PMID: 11254069.
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    11. Packer IK. Privatized managed care and forensic mental health services. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 1998; 26(1):123-9. PMID: 9554717.
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    12. Packer IK. Domestic violence: the role of the mental health expert. Med Law. 1990; 9(6):1274-6. PMID: 2127628.
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    13. Petrella RC, Benedek EP, Bank SC, Packer IK. Examining the application of the guilty but mentally ill verdict in Michigan. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1985 Mar; 36(3):254-9. PMID: 3979974.
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    14. Gur RC, Packer IK, Hungerbuhler JP, Reivich M, Obrist WD, Amarnek WS, Sackeim HA. Differences in the distribution of gray and white matter in human cerebral hemispheres. Science. 1980 Mar 14; 207(4436):1226-8. PMID: 7355287.
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    15. Sackeim HA, Packer IK, Gur RC. Hemisphericity, cognitive set, and susceptibility to subliminal perception. J Abnorm Psychol. 1977 Dec; 86(6):624-30. PMID: 599213.
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