Forensic Psychiatry, like political, legal, esthetic, and oftentimes, religious practices, is part of the selfrealizationof a nation. In this way, different countries arrived at different and varying solutions to social problems. Although Switzerland is a small state (5.27 million people per 41,300 square kilometers) in the heart of Europe, she, nevertheless has succeeded in going her own way in Forensic Psychiatry.
Anton Harder, Forensic Psychiatry in Switzerland, 9 Clev.-Marshall L. Rev. 467 (1960)