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Year : 1992  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 340-343

The Psychiatry of the Assailants of ohe Tamil Nadu Chief Ministers

Consultant Psychiatrist, Retd. Superintendent, Institute of Mental health, Madras, India

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O Somasundaram
Consultant Psychiatrist, Retd. Superintendent, Institute of Mental health, Madras
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The mental make up of assassins or assailants of V.I.P's. especially by persons of impaired mental capacity are of not only inherently interesting from a historical perspective but also of forensic psychiatric value. The attitude towards the care of the criminally mentally ill has been shaped by these incidents.



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