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American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

AAPL (pronounced "apple") is an organization of psychiatrists dedicated to excellence in practice, teaching, and research in forensic psychiatry. Founded in 1969, AAPL currently has more than 1,500 members in North America and around the world.

The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law promotes scientific and educational activities in forensic psychiatry by facilitating the exchange of ideas and practical clinical experience through publications and regularly scheduled national and regional meetings.

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Meetings and Events

Oct 20-22
Forensic Review Course

Chicago, IL
Chicago Marriott Downtown

Oct 23-26
45th Annual Meeting

Chicago, IL
Chicago Marriott Downtown

Journal of AAPL

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