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Dr. Jandial Discusses Mental Health in the Wake of the Newtown Shooting

What is mental illness?  Dr. Jandial discusses one of the toughest topics in America, mental illness.  The conversations on this subject have increased since the deadly school shooting in Newtown, CT.  Dr. Jandial covers everything from the professional definitions of mental illness, the surprising factors that trigger violent acts, and how the legal system views mental illness versus insanity.

For more information on this topic, see the following links.

Faking Insanity and Forensic Psychologists

Neuroscience and the insanity plea

Legal guidelines defining mental illness versus insanity

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