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Simulation of insanity: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8706617     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is a case report of an accused who appeared before a High Court in Accra, Ghana and who has had no previous history of psychiatric illness and no family history. He was sent to the Accra Psychiatric Hospital "for observation and report." A diagnosis of feigned madness or stimulation of insanity was made purely on clinical grounds.
Authors:
S N Turkson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  East African medical journal     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0012-835X     ISO Abbreviation:  East Afr Med J     Publication Date:  1996 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-09-10     Completed Date:  1996-09-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372766     Medline TA:  East Afr Med J     Country:  KENYA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  278     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Forensic Psychiatry / methods
Ghana
Humans
Insanity Defense*
Male
Malingering / diagnosis*
Mental Disorders / diagnosis*

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