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A Psychiatric-Legal Analysis of Psychotic Criminal Defendants Charged with Murder
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry,
University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine,
Associate Professor of Psychiatry,
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio,
(Received 18 July 1994; accepted 12 September 1994)
A sample of 25 criminal defendants charged with murder and suffering from psychosis from a large urban multiethnic, multi-cultural community pool was studied. Subject characteristics and information about the homicide and decedents are described. Suggestions for further study are briefly discussed.
psychiatry, psychosis, homicide, murder, mental disorder, violence, aggression
Paper ID: JFS13800J
Title A Psychiatric-Legal Analysis of Psychotic Criminal Defendants Charged with Murder
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