Simulation of insanity: case report

S N Turkson
East African Medical Journal 1996, 73 (4): 278
This is a case report of an accused who appeared before a High Court in Accra, Ghana and who has had no previous history of psychiatric illness and no family history. He was sent to the Accra Psychiatric Hospital "for observation and report." A diagnosis of feigned madness or stimulation of insanity was made purely on clinical grounds.

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