Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: forensic psychiatric patients

The Unique Way the Dutch Treat Mentally Ill Prisoners

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In this piece for BBC, Melissa Hogenboom reports on the way that people who have been convicted of crimes and diagnosed with mental illness are...

When ‘Not Guilty’ is a Life Sentence

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From The New York Times: While the public perception of the insanity defense is that it is a "get out of jail free" card, the...

“Doubly Brutish”: Forensic Psychiatry and Force

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It is difficult to imagine a system that could do any better at ensuring the failure of its patients, and in doing so it accomplishes the very opposite of what it claims — it increases risk for all concerned.