Use the case of Elliott Rodger to discuss how it illustrates the theme of The Insanity Defense that unless we change our ideas about imminent danger to self or others and offer better mental health resources, we will continue to see mass murders like that carried out in Isla Vista.

Use scholarly resources about our current mental health system besides the text (NOT websites and not Wikipedia or anything of that nature.). 8-10 pages, APA format. Title and references pages do not count. Be sure that you clearly state what Torrey’s position is. Because this is a CA-based case, it is particularly relevant to Torrey’s notion about the source of the fragmentation of the mental health system.

The book being referenced is The Insanity Defense by E. Fuller Torrey

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