Which well-known individual was found not guilty by reason of insanity?
Andrea Yates

The insanity defense is used in approximately what percent of felony criminal offenses in the United States?
About 1%

According to the DSM-5, which one of the following features is not a symptom of antisocial personality disorder?
Emotional Intelligence
Impulsivity
Irritability
Deceitfulness
Emotional Intelligence

In the Supreme court case Sell v. U.S. (2003), the Court ruled that;
in cases that did not involve violence, courts should be very careful in ordering medication to treat mentally disordered offenders who refuse the medication.

DSM stands for?
Diagnostic Statistical Manual

Which one of the following clinical diagnoses is most frequently found in criminal offenders?
Antisocial personality disorder
Psychopath
Delusional disorder
Histrionic personality disorder
Antisocial personality disorder

What is the most common type of forensic assessment conducted for the criminal courts?
Evaluation of competency to stand trial

The U.S. federal court system currently uses which insanity standard?
Insanity Defense Reform Act

A rare but severe mental disorder believed to be linked to childbirth and similar to serious bipolar depression is postpartum…
psychosis.

The right and wrong test refers to which one of the following insanity defenses?
Magna CartaThe
M’Naghten Rule
ALI/Brawner Rule
The Durham Rule
The M’Naghten Rule

Which of the following statements is most accurate?
Most criminals are mentally ill.
Most criminals have a mental disorder.
Most mentally disordered individuals are not violent.
Most murderers cannot help themselves because of mental illness.
Most mentally disordered individuals are not violent.

In the Brawner Rule, the caveat paragraph intends to exclude _ from using the insanity defense.
psychopaths

A developmental status attributable to a cognitive impairment is called…
intellectual disability.

Whose trial generated so much public outcry that Congress passed the Insanity Defense Reform Act of 1984?
John Hinckley’s

The research shows that violent people…
usually have a history of violence.

The most common result of a PTSD defense has been one of…
diminished responsibility.

Some states supplement the _ with the “irresistible impulse test.”
M’Naghten Rule

There is evidence that men who have both schizophrenia and __ are at an increased risk of violent offending.
substance abuse

T or F – The use of amnesia as a defense has been largely unsuccessful in the United States.
True

T or F – Adjudicative competence is now the standard term for not guilty by reason of insanity.
False

T or F – Ken Bianchi, the Hillside Strangler, was diagnosed as a psychopath.
True

T or F – The term prediction of dangerousness has been replaced by the term criminal responsibility.
False

T or F – In Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California (1974), the Supreme Court of California held that a psychotherapist has an obligation to use reasonable care to protect potential victims of a patient.
False

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