Risk of repeat offending among violent female offenders with psychotic and personality disorders.

@article{Putkonen2003RiskOR,
  title={Risk of repeat offending among violent female offenders with psychotic and personality disorders.},
  author={Hanna Putkonen and Erkki J Komulainen and Matti Virkkunen and Markku Eronen and Jouko L{\"o}nnqvist},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={160 5},
  pages={947-51}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine the rate of criminal recidivism among female homicide offenders evaluated by forensic psychiatrists, to compare this rate with that of other violent female offenders, and to analyze the explanatory variables of recidivism. METHOD This was a retrospective study of all women (N=132) sent for forensic psychiatric examination after being convicted of homicide or attempted homicide in Finland during 1982-1992; subjects were followed up until mid-1999… CONTINUE READING

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