FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY

Psychiatry. Deals with abnormal behaviour and mental disorders that relate to legal issues like trials and hearings. It mainly deals with sanity pleas. Also called legal psychiatry.

FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY: "Joe had forensic psychiatry to determine his sanity to plead guilty."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/forensic-psychiatry/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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