Differences between homicide and filicide offenders; results of a nationwide register-based case-control study
- Filicide: Mental Illness in Those Who Kill Their Children. Flynn, Sandra M.; Shaw, Jenny J.; Abel, Kathryn M. // PLoS ONE;Apr2013, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p1
Background: Most child victims of homicide are killed by a parent or step-parent. This large population study provides a contemporary and detailed description of filicide perpetrators. We examined the relationship between filicide and mental illness at the time of the offence, and care received...
- Defining and affording case management: Responses to `diversity in case management modalities...' Tennison, Clifton R. // Community Mental Health Journal;June97, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p251
Focuses on the author's views of case management in serving all patients with mental illness. Why information is needed for mental health programs to use this system; Definition of case management; Speculation on the use of the summit model.
- Achieving treatment compliance. // Psychotherapy Letter;Nov94, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p6
Presents a case study on a retired saleswoman who has a long history of psychiatric illness. Psychiatric treatment history; Previous hospitalization; Family background; Diagnostic opinions; Referral for family therapy.
- Unusual Cut-throat Injury in a Couple with Psychiatric Illness: A Case Report. Sreedhar, S. Reddy; Sudhakar, S.; Sanjeev, K.; Mahesh, G.; Singh, Uday Pal // Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology;Jan-Jun2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p187
Infliction of cut-throat injuries with the intention of homicide or suicide is common in India. The main features that differentiate the homicidal and suicidal cut-throat injuries are the presence of hesitation cuts, depth of the wound, signs of struggle, edges of the wound, etc. Presence of...
- Risk of people with mental illnesses dying by homicide. Webb, Roger; Shaw, Jenny; Appleby, Louis // BMJ: British Medical Journal;3/9/2013, Vol. 346 Issue 7898, p9
The authors discuss the risk of dying by homicide faced by mentally ill people. They mention that mentally ill people may cause acts of serious violence or may even get involved in a murder, however, the fact that the people with mental illness may be victims of homicide has received little...
- Clinical digest. Mental disorders are strongly associated with risk of death by homicide. // Nursing Standard;4/3/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 31, p15
The article discusses research which was reported in the article "Mental Disorders and Vulnerability to Homicidal Death: Swedish Nationwide Cohort Study" by C. Crump et al. and found that people with mental disorders have an increased risk of being a victim of a homicide.
- Evil spirit sickness, the Christian disease: The ... Schieffelin, Edward L. // Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry;Mar1996, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p1
Analyses Evil Spirit Sickness, a form of mental or behavioral derangement in relation to cultural and historical processes involved in the sickness which appeared in the Bosavi People of Papua New Guinea. Forms used in exploration of emergence of disorder; Who case studies includes; Use of...
- Why Mothers Kill. Simmons, Clayton // Psychology Today;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p26
The article explores the possible causes of filicide. About 300 cases of filicide occur every year in the U.S., according to forensic psychologist Geoffrey McKee. Mothers are led to irrational behavior by mental illness and depression can lead to filicide-suicide. It is noted that psychotic...
- Man killed relative after trust blunder. // Community Care;7/1/2004, Issue 1529, p13
Reports on the death of a woman caused by her mentally ill grandson Daniel Levy in Great Britain in July 2000. Background on the incident; Punishment for Levy.