Factors Influencing Inpatient Duration among Insanity Acquittees in a Malaysian Mental Institution

@inproceedings{Fong2009FactorsII,
  title={Factors Influencing Inpatient Duration among Insanity Acquittees in a Malaysian Mental Institution},
  author={Chan Lai Fong and Phang Cheng Kar and Loo Tsui Huei and Ong Lieh Yan and Tuti Iryani Mohd Daud and Hazli Zakaria and Suarn Singh and Rabaiah Mohd and Salleh},
  year={2009}
}
Objective: According to Malaysian law, defendants found not guilty by reason of insanity may be admitted to a psychiatric hospital and discharge is subject to the state ruler’s assent. The objective of this study is to examine the clinical, socio-demographic and forensic factors that influence inpatient duration of insanity acquittees in a Malaysian mental… CONTINUE READING