Director, Psychiatry and Law Program
Co-Director, Short Stay Unit
Main Office Address
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 North Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD 21287
Off Campus Address
30 E. Padonia Road
Timonium, MD 21093
Baltimore City Hospital
|Psychiatry Residency||Johns Hopkins University|
|Forensic Psychiatry||University of Maryland|
- Inpatient treatment of major mental illness.
- Psychiatry and law including prediction of dangerousness, civil commitment, capacity assessment, assessment of criminal population.
- Clinical ethics.
Article in the Psychiatry Department Newsletter about Dr. Janofsky's work:
Preventing Suicide May Stem From How We Watch (Spring 2009)
Janofsky, JS: Lies and coercion: why psychiatrists should not participate in police and intelligence interrogations. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 2006;34:472-8, 2006
Janofsky JS and Tamburello AC: Diversion to the mental health system: emergency psychiatric evaluations. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law. 34:283-91, 2006
Giorgi-Guarnieri D, Janofsky J, Keram E, et al.: Practice guideline: Forensic psychiatric evaluation of defendants raising the insanity defense. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 30: S1-S40, 2002.
Janofsky JS: Reply to Schafer: Exploitation of criminal suspects by mental health professionals is unethical. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 29:449-451, 2001.
Janofsky JS, Dunn MH, Roskes EJ, Briskin J and Rudolph ML: Insanity defense pleas in Baltimore City: An analysis of outcome. American Journal of Psychiatry 155:1464-1468, 1996.
Barton CD, Mallik HS, Orr WB and Janofsky JS: Clinicians' judgment of competency of nursing home patients to give informed consent. Psychiatric Services 47:956-996, 1996.
Janofsky JS and Rovner BW: Prevalence of advance directives and guardianship in nursing home patients. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology 6:214-216, 1993.