Schizophrenia and Filicide
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.
Keywords: Schizophrenia, neonaticide, infanticide, filicide, insanity, unfit to stand trial, guilty but mentally ill
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