Characteristics of persons with severe mental illness who have been incarcerated for murder.

@article{Matejkowski2008CharacteristicsOP,
  title={Characteristics of persons with severe mental illness who have been incarcerated for murder.},
  author={Jason C Matejkowski and Sara Wiesel Cullen and Phyllis L. Solomon},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={74-86}
}
In this descriptive study, we analyzed data collected from multiple state agencies on 95 persons with severe mental illness who were convicted of murder in Indiana between 1990 and 2002. Subjects were predominantly suffering from a mood disorder, were white and male with a high school education or equivalent, were living in stabilized housing, and, to a lesser degree, were involved in significant intimate and familial relationships. Rage or anger, overwhelmingly directed toward intimate or… CONTINUE READING

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