Guilty by Reason of Insanity: A Psychiatrist Explores the Minds of Killers (Hardcover)
A Psychiatrist Explores the Minds of Killers
Ivy Books, 9780804118873, 352pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 1999
From a juvenile court in Connecticut to the psychiatric wards of New York City's Bellevue Hospital, from maximum security prisons to the corridors of death row, Lewis and her colleague, the eminent neurologist Jonathan Pincus, search to understand the origins of violence. GUILTY BY REASON OF INSANITY is an utterly absorbing odyssey that will forever change the way you think about crime, punishment, and the law itself.
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"RIVETING . . . POWERFUL . . . READS LIKE A TOP-DRAWER SUSPENSE THRILLER."
--New York Post
"A REFRESHING AND COMPELLING LOOK AT THE WORKINGS OF THE CRIMINAL MIND."
"SPELLBINDING . . . A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY."
--SHERWIN B. NULAND, M.D.
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