I’m trying to study for my Psychology course and I need some help to understand this question.
In 750-1,000 words, discuss the following:
- Identify the different forms for the insanity defense.
- Identify the most common insanity defense applied by the States.
- Describe how often the insanity defense raised.
- Discuss how a criminal defendant assessed for insanity.
- Describe how a psychologist would be utilized as an expert witness to prove or disprove an insanity defense.
Use three to five scholarly resources to support your explanations.
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