Leaders The medicolegal aspects of automatism in mild head injury

  • Published 2001

Abstract

Automatism or automatic behaviour was originally described in the Hippocratic corpus in relation to sleepwalking and other nocturnal behaviours. Despite its long history, this area of automatism remains confused and imprecise in the medical and legal literature. Within English common law, it is a fundamental principle that the intent (mens rea) and the act… (More)

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@inproceedings{2001LeadersTM, title={Leaders The medicolegal aspects of automatism in mild head injury}, author={}, year={2001} }