Analysis of the relationship between neonaticide and denial of pregnancy using data from judicial files.

@article{Vellut2012AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of the relationship between neonaticide and denial of pregnancy using data from judicial files.},
  author={Natacha Vellut and Jon Mark Cook and Anne Tursz},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2012},
  volume={36 7-8},
  pages={553-63}
}
OBJECTIVES Using judicial files on neonaticides, (1) to examine the frequency of the association between neonaticide and denial of pregnancy; (2) to assess the accuracy of the concept of denial of pregnancy; (3) to examine its usefulness in programs to prevent neonaticides. METHODS Quantitative and qualitative analyses of data collected from judicial files during a population-based study carried out in 26 courts in 3 regions of France over a 5-year period. RESULTS There were 32 cases of… CONTINUE READING