Psychiatry Grand Rounds-15492-------11/16/2012, Votaw Auditorium
Thomas E. Schacht, Psy.D., ABPP
Dr. Schacht reports there is NOT a financial interest/arrangement of affiliation with one or more organizations which could be perceived as a real or apparent
COI in the context of this presentation.
This Continuing Medical Education activity has not received support from any commercial source.
'The Politics of Diagnosis: Mental Retardation and Capital Punishment in Tennessee
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Understand the history of capital punishment and mental retardation          
Identify issues in determining mental retardation in capital proceedings          
Appreciate potential political influences on formulations of diagnostic criteria          
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A survey of Tennessee lawmakers & lawyers found the highest level of support for exempting which group from capital punishment?
A). Mentally ill---B). Juveniles---C). Elderly---D). Mentally retarded---E). Pregnant women
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