TITLE

recidivist

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1859
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "recidivist" is presented. It refers to a declared criminal. It also refers to a mentally ill patient who suffers from compulsive criminal behavior.
ACCESSION #
21243601

 

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