mental disease

Definition of "mental disease"
  1. A dysfunctional mental state that disrupts one's ability to think, feel, and behave in a controlled manner, and isn't only shown through constant illegal or socially unacceptable actions
How to use "mental disease" in a sentence
  1. The defendant was examined for a mental disease that could have influenced their ability to understand their actions.
  2. The attorney sought to prove that her client suffered from a mental disease that affected his decision-making process.
  3. The judge had to determine whether the individual's mental disease was significant enough to rule out understanding and intent in the crime committed.

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