Journal Published Online: 01 September 1995
Volume 40, Issue 5

Psychiatric-Legal Analysis of Criminal Defendants Charged with Murder: A Sample Without Major Mental Disorder



A sample of 31 criminal defendants who were charged with murder but without major mental disorder was studied. The sample was derived from a large urban multi-ethnic, multi-cultural community pool. 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
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Stock #: JFS15397J
ISSN: 0022-1198
DOI: 10.1520/JFS15397J