What We Know About Ted Bundy's Mental Health – Refinery29 Express News

Bundy’s mental health and psychiatric state have long been called into question. When Bundy was on death watch in 1986 for three murders in Florida, his attorney Polly Nelson attempted to delay the death penalty by proving that Bundy was not mentally competent to stand trial. “We were hoping to find some clear mental illness that we could use as an issue in the case,” she said on episode four in the Netflix documentary. So, they enlisted Dorothy Lewis, MD, a psychiatrist who specialised in “understanding the brain chemistry of violent men.”

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