Howard Zonana, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Professor (Adjunct) of Law

Research Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center | Division of Law and Psychiatry

Office of Cooperative Research

Selected Publications

  • Confidentiality and Record Keeping

    Zonana, H., “Confidentiality and Record Keeping,” in The Psychiatric Report- Principles and Practice of Forensic Writing ed. By Buchanan, A., Norko, M., Cambridge Univ. Press 2011 pp 35-55. 2011

  • Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Sex Offenders

    Zonana, H, M.D., Buchanan, A., M.D., “Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Sex Offenders.” Sex Offenders – Identification, Risk Assessment, Treatment, and Legal Issues (Eds. Saleh, F.M., M.D., Grudzinaskas, Jr., A.J., J.D., Bradford, J.M, M.D., Brodsky, D. J., LLB.) Oxford University Press 2009; Chapter 29, pp 425 - 440. 2009

  • Physicians must honor refusal of treatment to restore competency by non-dangerous inmates on death row.

    Zonana H. Physicians must honor refusal of treatment to restore competency by non-dangerous inmates on death row. The Journal Of Law, Medicine & Ethics : A Journal Of The American Society Of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2010, 38:764-73. 2010

  • Physicians Should Not Be Agents of the Police

    Zonana, H., M.D. “Physicians Should Not Be Agents of the Police.” Psychiatric Services; A Journal of the American Psychiatric Association. August 2005; Vol. 56, No. 8, pp 1021 2005

  • Forensic Assessment of Sex Offenders

    Zonana, H., M.D., Roth, A., M.D., Coric, V., M.D.: “Forensic Assessment of Sex Offenders” Textbook of Forensic Psychiatry American Psychiatric Publishing. 2004; Vol. 16, pp 349-375 2004

  • Competency to be executed and forced medication: Singleton v. Norris.

    Zonana HV. Competency to be executed and forced medication: Singleton v. Norris. The Journal Of The American Academy Of Psychiatry And The Law 2003, 31:372-6. 2003

  • Confidentiality of patient records requested by the court.

    Zonana H, Metzner JL. Confidentiality of patient records requested by the court. The Virtual Mentor : VM 2003, 5. 2003

  • Ethics Journal of the American Medical Association

    Zonana, H., M.D. “Ethics Journal of the American Medical Association” October 2003; Vol. 5, No. 10 2003

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Contact Info

Howard Zonana, MD
Mailing Address
PsychiatryConn. Mental Health Center
34 Park St

New Haven, CT 06519

Curriculum Vitae

Law and Psychiatry