Geriatric Felons Examined at a Forensic Psychiatry Clinic

    Volume 30, Issue 3 (July 1985)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 July 1985

    Page Count: 11


    Schneider, M
    Medical director, senior psychiatrist, and psychiatrist, Forensic Psychiatry Clinic for the New York Criminal Court and Supreme Court, New York, NY

    Wiederlight, M
    Medical director, senior psychiatrist, and psychiatrist, Forensic Psychiatry Clinic for the New York Criminal Court and Supreme Court, New York, NY

    Rosner, R
    Medical director, senior psychiatrist, and psychiatrist, Forensic Psychiatry Clinic for the New York Criminal Court and Supreme Court, New York, NY

    (Received 31 August 1984; accepted 16 November 1984)

    Abstract

    Descriptive statistics are presented on 25 defendants in the geriatric age range (aged 62 to 78 years old). Demographic variables, criminal charges, medical, neurological and psychiatric illnesses, prior criminal offenses, and final dispositions of the cases are tabulated, and implications for the criminal justice system and social services are discussed.


    Paper ID: JFS11007J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11007J

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    Title Geriatric Felons Examined at a Forensic Psychiatry Clinic
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