It's not always clear what drives a criminal to act the way they do. How does the justice system deal with offenders whose behaviour is rooted in mental illness?
Most times, criminals act the way they do because of some intrinsic motivation that guides their behaviours. It is not always clear why they do it. Certain cases require years of investigations and hours of in-person interviews with the offenders to understand what drove them to do what they did.
Forensic psychiatry stands at the intersection of law, science and mental health. Join Dr. Sohom Das in this revealing talk around the inner workings of how the justice system deals with mentally ill offenders and its taboos.
Forensics: Evidence, Ethics & Evaluation