Writing-related health hazards: carpal tunnel, bad eyesight, weight gain, insanity.
In his trial for the killings, Wolcott was declared not guilty by reason of insanity after being diagnosed with a mental illness.
John Schuck: From the minute we started, he was creating this world of insanity with blood and guts and all the horrors of war.
Allaway pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity and the jury deadlocked.
The definition of insanity is repeating the same actions over and over again and expecting different results.
There is a taint of insanity and of instability in everything, a mark of feverishness and haste and transition.
She was indulging in the kind of insanity of which hitherto she had shown no symptoms.
“You must sometimes find it hard to say where sanity ends and insanity begins,” he said thoughtfully.
Are you presuming to discuss my daughter's insanity with me?
And what insanity to provoke enemies of the people all around who would bring us things to eat!
insanity in·san·i·ty (ĭn-sān'ĭ-tē)
Persistent mental disorder or derangement.
Unsoundness of mind sufficient in the judgment of a civil court to render a person unfit to maintain a contractual or other legal relationship or to warrant commitment to a mental health facility.
In most criminal jurisdictions, a degree of mental malfunctioning considered to be sufficient to relieve the accused of legal responsibility for the act committed.