Learning Objectives

After reading and studying this chapter, you should be able to

➤ Explain the difference between competency and insanity

➤ Differentiate between the M’Naghten, irresistible impulse, and product tests

➤ Define the American Law Institute Model Penal Code test

➤ Explain the bifurcated trial process

➤ Define guilty but mentally ill

➤ Know the difference between voluntary and involuntary intoxication

➤ Explain post-traumatic stress disorder

➤ Give examples of cultural defenses