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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 of societal norms, including a person ... Insanity is no longer considered a medical diagnosis but is a legal term in the United States, stemming from its original use in ...

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 ... brain injury, anxiety and OCD can cause people to perseverate.

www.quora.com/What-makes-someone-clinically-insane

No self-respecting psychologist or psychiatrist I know ever uses that term. Or " crazy." or "nuts." There are mental illnesses that come and go, ...

legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Legally+insane

If a complaint is made to law enforcement, to the district attorney, or to medical personnel that a person is evidencing psychotic behavior, he/she may be ...

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

The real cause of 'mad' behavior is often overlooked by patients and therapists. ... then you end up in a confrontation and people think, 'Gee, this guy is really crazy. ... disturbances have been explained by medical problems and thus "cured"?

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/insanity

a medically obsolete term for mental derangement or disorder. Insanity is now a purely legal term, denoting a condition due to which a person lacks criminal ...

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

The definition of legally insane is a legal determination, not a psychological one. ... receive sentencing if he or she had the free will to commit the crime and the intent to cause harm. Standard Used to Determine If a Person Is Legally Insane

cogsci.stackexchange.com/questions/158/what-is-the-definition-of-sanity-how-can-i-prove-someone-either-sane-or-insane

Jan 24, 2012 ... Insanity is a legal definition and what constitutes insanity will vary state to state, ... A person who is not genuinely mentally ill, learning disabled, ...

penddraig.co.uk/online-tests/the-insanity-test

This is a insanity test to see just how sane you really are. if you answer yes to any ... no - 53 Are you the kind of person who gets really annoyed with people who ...