In most cases, people committed to the supervision of the PSRB never reach the point of no longer being affected by mental disease
or defect during their period of supervision.
In India nearly half of those with severe mental disease
Muller may have been suffering from a mental disease
or defect at the time, but was criminally responsible for his conduct.
of South Carolina) outline the medical specialty that looks to biological causes for mental disease
For too long a time--for half a century, in fact--psychiatry tried to interpret the human mind merely as a mechanism, and consequently the therapy of mental disease
merely in terms of a technique .
Homicides by people with the mental disease
who are unknown to their victims are "exceptionally rare and unpredictable", said scientists.
It is largely due to the "success" of psychiatry's diagnostic systems, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) and the mental disease
section of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10).
When of these concepts are altered individuals may suffer mental disease
He said, "I don't object to abortion, but I do object to having to say that the mother had a mental disease
, which I knew perfectly well that she did not.
The stigma against mental illness is greatest in the African American community, and we are losing our children to multiple aspects of mental disease
, including trauma, drugs, and psychiatric aspects of medical illness.
Although substance abuse generally does not excuse criminal behavior, under this doctrine an insanity defense is permitted when prolonged, habitual, and chronic abuse of alcohol or drugs has created a mental disease
While intra-familial conflicts can overwhelm a person's coping capacities, especially that of a teenager, the extremity of a completed suicide is usually the end result of a dangerous and deadly mental disease
such as, for example, mania, or auditory hallucinations.