forensic psychiatry

noun

Medical Definition of forensic psychiatry

: the application of psychiatry in courts of law (as for the determination of criminal responsibility or liability to commitment for insanity)

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“Forensic psychiatry.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/forensic%20psychiatry. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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