1995 issue 2


Volume 4, issue 2

zagadnienia psychiatrii sądowej poglądy

Some problems related to the detention in psychiatric hospital of criminal offenders with diminished responsibility

Danuta Hajdukiewicz1, HALINA DURIASZ-ROWIŃSKA1
1. Kliniki Psychiatrii Sądowej Instytutu Psychiatrii i Neurologii w Pruszkowie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 1995, 4, 137-142
Keywords: detention, diminished responsibility, danger to law and order


The authors indicate the difficulties caused in psychiatric hospitals by interned offenders with reduced responsibility who are criminals from the legal point of view. They provide examples illustrating dangerous behaviour of these detainees following the court hospital release order but prior to transfer to prison for their prison sentence.

Address for correspondence:
Dr Danuta Hajdukiewicz,
Klinika Psychiatrii Sądowej Instytutu Psychiatrii i Neurologii,
ul. Partyzantów 2/4,
05-802 Pruszków