Title

Clarifying automatism

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Yeo, S 2002, 'Clarifying automatism', International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 445-458.

Published version available from:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0160-2527(01)00113-3

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

Article Outline 1. Introduction 2. Automatism involves lack of control and not lack of consciousness 3. A holistic determination of mental disorder and nonmental disorder automatism 4. A finding of mental disorder automatism inevitably attracts the special verdict 5. Two case studies 6. Conclusion Acknowledgements