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The berserk syndrome: A review of mass murder
Abstract In discussing the problem of mass murder, an ever increasing expression of violence in society, the typology of the perpetrators of such crimes is presented. Illustrations of some of theExpand
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Restorative Justice and Chinese Traditional Legal Culture in the Context of Contemporary Chinese Criminal Justice Reform
The restorative justice movement of recent decades has largely developed in Western countries (Van Ness 2002). The present study examines the Chinese...
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Jails versus Mental Hospitals: A Social Dilemma
Psychiatric and sociological thoughts regarding deinstitutionalization of the mentally ill and its impact on the American jail system are offered. The authors analyze national data concerning theExpand
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The Nevada mental health courts.
  • G. Palermo
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of law and psychiatry
  • 1 September 2010
The deinstitutionalization of the mentally ill which started in the 1960s greatly contributed to the overcrowding of judicial systems throughout the world. In the ensuing years, the actors involvedExpand
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Murderous Parents
  • G. Palermo
  • Medicine
  • International journal of offender therapy and…
  • 1 April 2002
This article offers observations regarding some of the major manifestations of family violence, neonaticide, infanticide, and filicide with the purpose of aiding in the early identification ofExpand
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Criminal Profiling: Principles and Practice
What Is Criminal Profiling? Smoke and Mirrors: The Illusions of Accuracy in Criminal Profiles Rhetoric vs Reality: Investigating the Skills and Accuracy of Criminal Profiling The Components andExpand
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Restorative Justice
  • G. Palermo
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • International journal of offender therapy and…
  • 1 September 2013
Albeit with some periods of decline, during the past decades, society generally has witnessed a sizeable increase in the number of criminal offenses and victimizations. Often violent in nature, theseExpand
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Murder-suicide of the jealous paranoia type: a multicenter statistical pilot study.
The authors present a pilot statistical study of murder-suicide comprising 32 cases from the years 1990-1992, collected from the offices of the medical examiners of seven counties in five of theExpand
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Murder-Suicide—An Extended Suicide
The author reviews the syndrome of murder-suicide, focusing particularly on the jealous-paranoia type. After touching upon statistical data and psychoanalytical, sociological, and psychiatricExpand
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Risk Assessment Instruments in Repeat Offending
Research in the area of predicting recidivism has produced several well-validated standardized risk assessment instruments. The question arises, which instruments best serve which purposes? TheExpand
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