Relationship between Mental Disorders, Participation in Violence and the NCRMD This paper will look at current academic research on the relationship between mental disorders and participation in violence; it will also look at the Canadian law Not Criminally Responsible because of a Mental Disorder (NCRMD) that is associated with this construct. Research articles selected to summarize and analyze will be those conducted by Bradford (2008); Choe , et al. (2008); Taylor (2008); Snowden, et al. (2009); and Crocker, et al. (2011). The reasons for selecting these articles are that they each address a particular aspect of mental disorders and violence, and assessment tools that have implications for the Canadian NCRMD law. Bradford’s article...The end:
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