Most patients in the day room sit quietly, some making repetitive movements. (0:01)
A patient sits in front of a checker board but does not respond when another moves his pieces. Catatonia? Another patient perseverates with a ball. (0:02)
A reporter comments on the insanity defense. (0:05)
A female patient moves her head. Does she suffer from tardive dyskinesia? (0:09)
Do Karl's head movements suggest tardive dyskinesia? (0:20)
The price tag still hanging from Karl's shirt cuff suggests personal neglect. (0:21) How would you diagnose him? Mental Retardation? Autism? Schizophrenia? Compare Karl to Boo in To Kill a Mockingbird. What about Mr. Woolridge? Asperger's?
Would the insanity defense be used today to defend a 13 year old charged with such murders?