1998 suplement 3

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Volume 7, suplement 3

Original article

Depression in forensic-psychiatric jurisdiction

Józef Kocur1, ZDZISŁAW MAJCHRZYK2, JÓZEF BUKOWSKI1
1. Instytutu Medycyny Wojskowej WAM w Łodzi
2. Kliniki Psychiatrii Sądowej IPiN w Pruszkowie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 1998, 7, suplement 3 (8), 115-118
Keywords: depression, forensic-psychiatric jurisdiction

Abstract

Depression is a serious and complicated medical and social problem and its complexity also affects forensic-psychiatric jurisdiction. Various aspects of opinion formulation, e.g., simulation, aggravation, differential diagnosis, prognostication and threatened suicide are discussed.

Address for correspondence:
Prof. Józef Kocur,
Instytut Medycyny Wojskowej WAM,
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90-752 Łódź