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An Introduction to Forensic Psychiatry in the Criminal Courts by  W. Norwood East - First Edition - 1927 - from RareNonFiction.com and Biblio.com

An Introduction to Forensic Psychiatry in the Criminal Courts

by East, W. Norwood

Condition: Good


New York: William Wood & Company. Hardcover. x, 381 pages. Index. "It has been suggested to me that the experience gained through the many years in which I was chiefly concerned with the ascertainment of mental disorder and defect, in accused persons coming before the courts, should afford some help to others similarly engaged. This book is the result." - Preface. Author was a medical doctor, medical inspector of H.M. Prisons, England and Wales; Inspector of Retreats under the Inebriates Acts, Lecturer on Criminology and Forensic Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital, and Senior Medical Officer, H.M. Prison, Brixton, etc. Most of the sixteen chapters are devoted to the various modes of insanity. Average wear to dark olive green boards. Gilt lettering upon spine. Prior owner's inkstamp upon free endpapers and title page. Ten Point Scale affixed inside back board. Back hinge open. Front hinge started. A worthy copy of this fascinating vintage text. . Good. 1927. First Edition.


  • Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 511H2774
  • Title: An Introduction to Forensic Psychiatry in the Criminal Courts
  • Author: East, W. Norwood
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: William Wood & Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1927
  • Keywords: An Introduction to Forensic Psychiatry in the Criminal Courts Law Psychology Mental Deficiency Act of 1913 Mental Disease Insanity Plea Mental Deficiency Dementia Imbecility Paraphrenia Paranoia
  • Bookseller catalogs: Psychology; Law;
  • Subjects: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Law;


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