A closer look at depression in mothers who kill their children: is it unipolar or bipolar depression?

@article{Kim2008ACL,
  title={A closer look at depression in mothers who kill their children: is it unipolar or bipolar depression?},
  author={Jeong Hyun Kim and Sang Sub Choi and Kyooseob Ha},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={69 10},
  pages={
          1625-31
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this retrospective study was to investigate the prevalence of bipolar depression and differentiate the factors that could predict bipolar disorder among filicidal depressive mothers. METHOD Among the offenders who were sentenced to undergo treatment at the National Institute of Forensic Psychiatry, Gongju, Korea, for committing filicide or attempting filicide during 1987 to 2006, 45 women were selected whose final diagnoses at discharge were major depressive disorder… CONTINUE READING

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