Jul 26th, 2014
Price: $25 USD

Question description

Civil Commitment and the Mentally Ill

Write a – three to five page informative paper on the following issues related to civil commitment of mentally ill individuals:

  • What are the insanity statutes being used in Florida?  

  • How often the insanity defense is used and how successful is it?

  • Identify and discuss the major criticisms of the insanity defense.

  • Should the psychologist provide an ultimate opinion in sanity cases? Explain and support your reasons with use of outside sources as well as provide the ethical issues which are raised.

  • When a mentally ill person is not seen as insane and is subsequently convicted of their charges and incarcerated, what are some of the difficulties in providing appropriate psychological treatment for these offenders while they are incarcerated?

Be sure to support your answers with material from the reading and/ outside research.

  • The paper should contain a cover page and a list of references in APA format.

  • All internal citation of outside sources plus the listing of all references should also adhere to APA format.

Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Daniel C.
School: UC Berkeley

Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students

Review from our student for this Answer

Jul 28th, 2014
"all I can say is wow very fast work, great work thanks"
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1824 tutors are online

Brown University

1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology

2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University

982 Tutors

Columbia University

1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University

2113 Tutors

Emory University

2279 Tutors

Harvard University

599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2319 Tutors

New York University

1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University

1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University

2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University

932 Tutors

Princeton University

1211 Tutors

Stanford University

983 Tutors

University of California

1282 Tutors

Oxford University

123 Tutors

Yale University

2325 Tutors