A Psychiatric-Legal Analysis of Psychotic Criminal Defendants Charged with Murder

    Volume 40, Issue 3 (May 1995)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 4


    Leong, GB
    Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

    Silva, JA
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

    (Received 18 July 1994; accepted 12 September 1994)

    Abstract

    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.


    Paper ID: JFS13800J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13800J

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