Bulgarian Journal of Psychiatry, 2023; 8(4):42-52

Mental capacity of the witnesses in court. Part II

Vladimir Velinov1, Georgi Kirilov2

1 Retired, forensic expert for Sofia City Court, Medical University – Sofia

2 Sofia University “Sv. Kliment Ohridski”

Abstract. The mental disorders according to ICD 10 and the specifics of the expert assessment of patients’ capacities to testify in court are presented. The importance of the leading syndrome is emphasized.
Key words: ICD-10, disorders, witness capacity, leading syndrome

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