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Criminology

.... & Roesch, 1993) The Durham Test simply states that the accused is not ciriminally responsible if his/her actions were produces by a mental disease or defect. ....

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Lyme Disease

.... they will be affected physically. This disease can also affect a person's mental health. Many doctors believe that Lyme disease ....

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Schizophrenia

.... Closer to home, a mental disease that afflicted southerners, pellagra was caused solely form the lack of the vitamin niacin. This ....

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Alzheimer's Disease

.... patient a neuropsychological examination "which is designed to evaluate a patient's ability to perform specific mental tasks¢ (Online, Alzheimer's disease). ....

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Moral Issues Raised in A Beautiful Mind

.... At the same time, the film also shows that eliminating a mental disease is not necessarily a positive result. Instead, accepting ....

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The Double: Mirrors the Social and Moral Attitudes of Its Author

.... risk for his career the author himself found parts of his book (first printing) unreadable pushed the establishment to take a second look at mental disease. ....

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Crime and Punishment - Love and Redemption

.... Lazurus plagued by disease just as Raskolnikov's mental disease, through the guilt he harbored the suffering came to him through eyes of a plagued poverty. ....

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Insanity Defense

.... 4 (1955) states: (a) A person is not responsible for a criminal conduct if at the time of such conduct as a result of mental disease or defect his capacity ....

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Mental Illness

.... under the age of eighteen suffer from a case of mental illness. .... This disease is usually diagnosed during adolescence; parents may notice grades dropping, poor ....

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The Insanity Defense

.... to the increasingly favored American Law Institute formulation which excuses one form their actions by saying that "as a result of mental disease or defect.... ....

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Alzheimers Disease

.... However, with time, greater changes in mental function and behavior begin to appear, and the disease can traditionally be divided into three clinical stages. ....

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Alzheimers Disease

.... in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease include a loss of nerve cells in the areas of the brain vital to memory and other mental functions, and ....

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alzheimers a family disease

.... Dementia Phase This phase is the final stage of Alzheimer's disease. Mental deterioration is complete; many patients are completely unaware of, or unable to ....

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teen suicide

.... Roy). The main two causes for teen suicide is the mental disease of depression and family problems(Hyde and Forsythe). Ninety percent ....

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mental illness

.... under the age of eighteen suffer from a case of mental illness. .... This disease is usually diagnosed during adolescence; parents may notice grades dropping, poor ....

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Mental Illness

.... In the nineteenth century, there was limited research and information about mental illness as a disease; in fact, it was poorly understood by many, including ....

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Tourette’s Syndrome: Cause and Effect

Introduction Tourette's syndrome (TS) is a mental disease that affects 1 in 1000 boys and 1 in 2500 girls.(www.tourettes-syndrome.com) It is a worldwide ....

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Hinkley and the Insanity Defense

.... any federal statute that, at the time of the commission of the acts constituting the offense, the defendant as a result of a severe mental disease or defect ....

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The Nature of Koro: A Culture-Bound Disorder

.... Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 180, 117- 123. ---- Bibliography** included above

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teen suicide

.... Teen suicide is now considered a national mental health problem. The main two causes for teen suicide is the mental disease of depression and family problems. ....

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homelessness and deinstitutionalization

.... US He rejected the M'Naghten Rule and stated that the accused is no criminally responsible if the unlawful act was the product of mental disease of defect. ....

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Insanity as a Defense

.... It is a theory that most people can choose to follow the law; but a few select persons cannot be held accountable because mental disease or disability deprives ....

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Parkinson's Disease

.... with severe Parkinson's the person may exhibit overall mental deterioration (including dementia, hallucinations, and so on). Parkinson's disease tends to be ....

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Insanity Defense History

.... Impulse.a€ This rule is based on the assumption that a person is not responsible of accused criminal act if the act is a product of a mental disease or defect ....

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Anorexia

.... The treatment of anorexia requires full cooperation of the patients by attending to a psychologist because the disease is usually a mental disease. ....

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The Insanity Defense

.... of the concept of insanity, which defines the extent to which people accused of crimes may be relieved of criminal responsibility by virtue of mental disease. ....

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Mad About the Insanity Defence

.... So people who break the law because of a mental disease get help for their illness either after, or instead of, punishment. The ....

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Review:

.... The Greeks believed that illness and mental disease, as caused by the gods, gave a person "psychic knowledge, spiritual power, and creative genius.¢ Since ....

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Forensic Psychology

.... 3. The Durham Test (1954) - this is a largely abandoned test that asks if the offense was a product of a mental disease. 4. The ....

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The Link Between Artists and Bipolar Disease

.... less touched, specifically, it is about manic-depressive illness- a disease of perturbed .... been biased or the artists could have misrepresented their mental state ....

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