What is meant by Insanity ?
Asked by truth exposed, 28 Feb 01:19 pm
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Within Islam, as in Canada, mental illness is not synonymous with insanity. Insanity is a legal term that is generally defined in Islam as an impairment of the mind that creates an inability to understand and prevents people from acting and speaking with reason (Dols, 2007). Historically, Islamic law protects people who are determined to be legally insane by a psychiatrist. For example, a guardian is appointed to protect such an individuals property. Although the person is considered to be a Muslim if his family is Muslim, he or she is not obligated to fulfill the pillars of the faith (e.g., five daily prayers) (Dols, 2007). The concept of not guilty by reason of insanity was established in the time of the Prophet (peace be upon him) approximately seven centuries before records show that the Western world first acquitted an individual based on mental state (Pridmore & Pasha, 2004). In Islam, there is a legal process whereby the victims of crime are compensated for losses that resulted ...moreAnswered by LIPSIKA, 28 Feb 01:22 pm
A person who does not think what you will think for what he does.Answered by Om Shrivastava, 28 Feb 01:22 pm
Insanity, craziness or madness is a spectrum of behaviors characterized by certain abnormal mental or behavioral patterns. Insanity may manifest as violations of societal norms, including a person becoming a danger to themselves or others, though not all such acts are considered insanity. In modern usage insanity is most commonly encountered as an informal unscientific term denoting mental instability, or in the narrow legal context of the insanity defense. In the medical profession the term is now avoided in favor of diagnoses of specific mental disorders; the presence of delusions or hallucinations is broadly referred to as psychosis. When discussing mental illness in general terms, "psychopathology" is considered a preferred descriptor.Answered by Quest, 28 Feb 01:20 pm