Forensic psychiatry: female offenders

Herjanic, M., Henn, F. A., Vanderpearl, R. H. (1977) Forensic psychiatry: female offenders. Am J Psychiatry, 134 (5). pp. 556-8.

DOI: 10.1176/ajp.134.5.556


Female offenders were less likely than male offenders to be referred for psychiatric evaluations when they were charged with criminal behavior. They were more likely to be charged with homicide, arson, forgery, or fraud and more frequently received diagnoses of affective disorder and neurosis.

Item Type: Paper
Subjects: diseases & disorders > mental disorders > schizophrenia
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Communities: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory of Quantitative Biology
Depositing User: Elizabeth Pessala
Date: 1977
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2020 15:12
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2020 15:12

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