FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY

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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., Sam M.S., "FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/forensic-psychiatry/ (accessed December 1, 2022).

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