[Heterogeneity of expert psychiatric conclusions. Study of 101 authors of voluntary homicides].

@article{Trape2002HeterogeneityOE,
  title={[Heterogeneity of expert psychiatric conclusions. Study of 101 authors of voluntary homicides].},
  author={Franqois Trape and Michel B{\'e}n{\'e}zech and P A Delpla and Norbert Telmon and R{\'e}mi Costagliola and Daniel Roug{\'e}},
  journal={Presse medicale},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 22},
  pages={1017-20}
}
OBJECTIVES Specify the prevalence of various mental pathologies observed in authors of voluntary homicides and assess the interest of the psychiatric expertise of these persons. METHODS The conclusions of the psychiatric expertises of 101 authors of voluntary homicide; condemned (94.20%) or declared irresponsible because of mental or personality disorders (5.80%), in the Court of Appeal of Bordeaux, over a period of 10 years (1989-1999) were analyzed. RESULTS Several elements were… CONTINUE READING