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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insanity

Insanity, craziness, or madness is a spectrum of behaviors characterized by certain abnormal mental or behavioral patterns. Insanity may manifest as violations ...

www.hg.org/article.asp?id=40282

At times, a person may be considered psychotic but still not meet the legal definition of being insane. The legal definition of insanity varies by jurisdiction.

legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Legally+insane

An insane person who knows not what he is doing, cannot contract nor ... Insanity preeents a marriage from being contracted, because consent is required.

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/in-therapy/200907/the-definition-insanity-is

Jul 27, 2009 ... Insanity. n. mental illness of such a severe nature that a person cannot ... It's informed by mental health professionals, but the term today is ...

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insanity. n. mental illness of such a severe nature that a person cannot distinguish fantasy from reality, cannot conduct her/his affairs due to psychosis, or is ...

www.quora.com/What-is-the-scientific-term-for-being-crazy

Your additional information suggests the psychosis known as mania. This is a condition in which an individual experiences "manic episodes", which are often ...

www.criminallawconsulting.com/blog/when-is-a-defendant-considered-legally-insane

May 17, 2012 ... What is required to prove a criminal defendant is legally insane? ... Under the M' Naghten test, a person is considered legally insane if: 1. at the ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/insane

Insane definition, not sane; not of sound mind; mentally deranged. See more. ... of, relating to, or characteristic of a person who is mentally deranged: insane ...

www.apa.org/monitor/nov02/gomad.aspx

The real cause of 'mad' behavior is often overlooked by patients and therapists. ... Just about any ordinary person can slip into madness, believes APA ... "You're going deaf but aren't really aware of it. ... You say, 'Why are you lying?' and then you end up in a confrontation and people think, 'Gee, this guy is really crazy.

www.yourdictionary.com/insanity

The definition of insanity is having a serious mental illness or being ... permanent or temporary, that makes a person incapable of what is regarded legally as ...