Fatal torment--from psychosis-driven index offence to trauma: a case study in forensic psychotherapy, trauma therapy and matricide.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE This paper presents the case of a forensic inpatient who was found 'Not Guilty by Reason of Mental Illness' for the murder of his mother and illustrates how psychotic symptoms can mask trauma symptoms, leading to neglect in the treatment of trauma in psychotherapy with forensic inpatients. METHOD A case study of a forensic inpatient diagnosed… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1039856214563850

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