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Mental Competency

"Mental Competency" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The ability to understand the nature and effect of the act in which the individual is engaged. (From Black's Law Dictionary, 6th ed).

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mental Competency" by people in this website by year, and whether "Mental Competency" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 42 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1995 and 1996 and 1997 and 1999 and 2015 and 2017
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