Published Online: 1 October 1985
Page Count: 7
Associate chief psychologist, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY
Forensic Psychiatry Clinic, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY
Chief physician, Forensic Psychiatry Clinic, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY
(Received 6 October 1984; accepted 4 January 1985)
Mental retardation as it is frequently interrelated with a variety of organic brain dysfunctions may present unclear clinical pictures. This has particular relevance for the forensic practitioner who often needs to present his findings to the court in a clearly demarcated manner. This paper outlines the more commonly encountered entities in this area with consideration to forensic science implications.
Paper ID: JFS11058J