Schizophrenia and filicide

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Abstract

This article examines the contexts associated with the rare but serious issue of women with schizophrenia who kill their children (filicide). It reviews some of the legal issues that arise in the aftermath of these filicides and discusses therapeutic interventions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)58-62
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Women's Health Reviews
Volume6
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2010

Keywords

  • Filicide
  • Guilty but mentally ill
  • Infanticide
  • Insanity
  • Neonaticide
  • Schizophrenia
  • Unfit to stand trial

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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