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The Resource Mental illness and criminal behavior, Shannon Fiack, book editor

Mental illness and criminal behavior, Shannon Fiack, book editor

Label
Mental illness and criminal behavior
Title
Mental illness and criminal behavior
Statement of responsibility
Shannon Fiack, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents articles both supporting and opposing issues related to mental illness and criminal behavior, including how mentally ill criminals should be managed and the ethics behind placing the mentally ill on trial
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.2/4
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6133
LC item number
.M455 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Fiack, Shannon
Series statement
At issue. Crime
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  • Mentally ill offenders
  • Violent crimes
  • Violence
  • Mentally ill
  • Criminals
  • Violent crimes
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Mental illness and criminal behavior, Shannon Fiack, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Mental illness and substance abuse increase the risk of violence / Richard A. Friedman -- Mental illness and crime cannot be compared due to varying definitions / Herschel Prins -- Criminals know right from wrong, regardless of mental illness / Stanton E. Samenow -- Violent people should be treated as criminals rather than as patients / Peter Breggin -- The mentally ill are kept in prisons due to inadequate health services / William Kanapaux -- Psychiatric hospitals are not equivalent to prisons / Joanmarie Ilaria Davioli -- The mentally ill are mishandled by the justice system / American Civil Liberties Union -- The plea not guilty by reason of insanity should remain valid / Mental Health America -- Insanity should be a medical, not a legal, determination / Dirk Olin -- Television dramas lead to discussion of mental health and crime / Rachel Gans-Boriskin and Claire Wardle
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
102 p.
Isbn
9780737744354
Isbn Type
: PAP
Lccn
2009006082
System control number
BK0008284491
Label
Mental illness and criminal behavior, Shannon Fiack, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Mental illness and substance abuse increase the risk of violence / Richard A. Friedman -- Mental illness and crime cannot be compared due to varying definitions / Herschel Prins -- Criminals know right from wrong, regardless of mental illness / Stanton E. Samenow -- Violent people should be treated as criminals rather than as patients / Peter Breggin -- The mentally ill are kept in prisons due to inadequate health services / William Kanapaux -- Psychiatric hospitals are not equivalent to prisons / Joanmarie Ilaria Davioli -- The mentally ill are mishandled by the justice system / American Civil Liberties Union -- The plea not guilty by reason of insanity should remain valid / Mental Health America -- Insanity should be a medical, not a legal, determination / Dirk Olin -- Television dramas lead to discussion of mental health and crime / Rachel Gans-Boriskin and Claire Wardle
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
102 p.
Isbn
9780737744354
Isbn Type
: PAP
Lccn
2009006082
System control number
BK0008284491

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