Journal Published Online: 01 May 1995
Volume 40, Issue 3

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



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.

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Leong, GB
West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Silva, JA
Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital, San Antonio, TX
Pages: 4
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Stock #: JFS13800J
ISSN: 0022-1198
DOI: 10.1520/JFS13800J