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2. What happened in the case of R v T 1990?

  • Defendant took part in a robbery and raised defence of automatism as she had PTSD from a previous ****
  • Defendant took part in a murder and raised the defence of automatism as she had been previously drinking
  • Defendant took some out of date LSD and then proceeded to attack his wife

3. In which case did the defendant attack a patient after being hypoglycaemic from an overdose of insulin?

  • Quick - self induced
  • Quick - Automatism
  • R v Hardy - Automatism
  • Kemp - Insanity

4. Which of these are external causes?

  • Injury or disease caused the mental illness
  • Blow to head, bee sting, hypnosis
  • Disease of the mind
  • Drug or Alcohol induced

5. Can automatism be used as a defence if the external factor is self induced?

  • No
  • Yes
  • Depends on severity of the crime

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