Abstract:This is a collection of nine papers given at two conferences held in Philadelphia, USA, in 1976. They were given by a group consisting of a law professor, judge, neurologist, criminologist and five psychiatric specialists; the editor is a forensic psychiatrist. The principal themes are violence in families and general violence in relation to individual and communal responsibility. As the editor points out, some of the papers are addressed to the medical profession mainly and I should add that two chapters are … Show more
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