Tag: forensic psychiatric patients
The Unique Way the Dutch Treat Mentally Ill Prisoners
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
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
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.