NON COMPOS MENTIS

is a term used in legal situations when referring to an individual or client who is legally insane or mentally deficient.

NON COMPOS MENTIS: "If an individual is said to be without their full mind or legally insane, the following Latin is applied: NON COMPOS MENTIS."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NON COMPOS MENTIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/non-compos-mentis/ (accessed August 3, 2020).
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