Perpetrators of homicide with schizophrenia: a national clinical survey in England and Wales.

@article{Meehan2006PerpetratorsOH,
  title={Perpetrators of homicide with schizophrenia: a national clinical survey in England and Wales.},
  author={Janet Meehan and Sandra Marie Flynn and Isabelle M. Hunt and Jo Robinson and Harriet Bickley and Rebecca Parsons and T. G. Amos and Navneet Kapur and Louis Appleby and Jenny Shaw},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2006},
  volume={57 11},
  pages={1648-51}
}
OBJECTIVE Few studies have described rates of schizophrenia in a national sample of homicide perpetrators. This study aimed to describe this group's social and clinical characteristics, mental state features, offense details, and outcome in court. METHOD Analyses used a national clinical survey that collected data on people convicted of homicide in… CONTINUE READING