Maybe, depends on the mental illness
Originally Posted by creativedreams
There actually must be some degree of mental illness for ANY crime that is intentionally committed.
You could put each crime on a scale for seriousness and a every degree of mental illness right next to it would rise the same like a bell curve.
What I see here not fully understood or researched is forms of "temporary" mental illnesses that can pop-up due to various things...
Really? There is a degree of mental illness involved in my highway speeding?
Who left the fridge open?