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Older criminals: a descriptive study of psychiatrically examined offenders in Sweden.

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OBJECTIVE: We retrospectively examined psychiatric diagnoses of older offenders referred by court for psychiatric assessment in Sweden, and compared them with younger offenders. METHOD: In Sweden, structured court-ordered forensic psychiatric evaluations are undertaken by a forensic psychiatric team. Data on age, sex, citizenship, psychiatric diagnoses, offences, and legal insanity declarations were obtained for the years 1988-2000 (n = 7297). RESULTS: There were 210 forensic psychiatric eva...

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10.1002/gps.715

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Journal:
International journal of geriatric psychiatry
Volume:
17
Issue:
10
Pages:
907-913
Publication date:
2002-10-05
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EISSN:
1099-1166
ISSN:
0885-6230
URN:
uuid:f99e3805-0d2a-4a59-9ce0-a2590cdec0ad
Source identifiers:
176963
Local pid:
pubs:176963

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