Criminal Law – Post-traumatic stress disorder: the legal view

Sandeep Savla


Commentary on the legal status of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and its use as a psychiatric defence in a series of criminal cases experienced by the author.

Article by Sandeep Savla (Barrister; Research Fellow, IALS) published in Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and its Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.

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