1995 issue 2


Volume 4, issue 2

zagadnienia psychiatrii sądowej poglądy

The ideals of the democratic legally governed state and the situation of forensic psychiatry in Poland

1. Instytut Psychiatrii i Neurologii
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 1995, 4, 123-130
Keywords: forensic-psychiatric jurisdiction, the law, democracy


The author proposes a discussion of the basic concepts and procedures of forensic-psychiatric jurisdiction from the perspective of the ideals of the legally governed democratic state. The Editors are aware of the controversial nature of many of the authors interpretations and suggestions. However, history has frequently proved the value of discussing seemingly self-evident problems. "Postępy" will be open to such discussions. (Eds.)

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