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Mental Disorders and The Law
Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives (2006)
  • Richard E. Redding
Abstract
This chapter provides an introduction to the major classes of mental disorder and the ways in which they are salient to selected aspects of American criminal and civil law, focusing particularly on criminal law issues.
Keywords
  • Mental Illness,
  • Mental Disorders,
  • Mental Health Law
Publication Date
2006
Publisher
Sage Publications
Citation Information
Richard E. Redding. "Mental Disorders and The Law" Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/richard_redding/10/