Amytal and the Detection of Deception
For a long time there has been an intense interest in the legal systems for developing technique to uncover malingering of mental illness or mental retardation in defendants charged with crime. This interest has led in the development of psychological tests, in polygraphy, and in the sodium amytal test.
KeywordsAlcohol Withdrawal Syndrome District Attorney Intravenous Sodium False Confession Organic Brain Disease
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