Psychopathic personality disorder and imputability

Author/s Stefano Ferracuti
Publishing Year 2023 Issue 2023/1 Language Italian
Pages 15 P. 33-47 File size 174 KB
DOI 10.3280/RSF2023-001003
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Is more than two hundred years that personality disorders are a major problem in forensic psychiatric evaluations. In Italy a unique situation has developed as the management and treatment of subjects who have a personality disorder and are evaluated as insane are under the care of the Mental Health Departments, often developing very problematic issues. The historic evaluation of the development of the concept of personality disorder shows how is possibly more appropriate, in a medico legal setting, a dimensional evaluation based on descriptive psychopathology also based on a rigorous forensic evaluation.

Keywords: Personality disorders, psychopathy, imputability, Raso judgment.

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Stefano Ferracuti, Le personalità psicopatiche in relazione alle problematiche di imputabilità in "RIVISTA SPERIMENTALE DI FRENIATRIA" 1/2023, pp 33-47, DOI: 10.3280/RSF2023-001003