Victim relations and victim gender in violent crimes committed by offenders with schizophrenia

@article{Nordstrm2003VictimRA,
  title={Victim relations and victim gender in violent crimes committed by offenders with schizophrenia},
  author={Annika Nordstr{\"o}m and Gunnar Kullgren},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={38},
  pages={326-330}
}
Background: Family members and friends appear to be most at risk of becoming victims of violence committed by offenders with major mental disorders. The aim of the present study is to examine, in a national sample, victim relation in violent crimes committed by male offenders with schizophrenia, with special reference to victim gender and the severity of violence. Method: We identified all violent offenders who were diagnosed with schizophrenia in forensic psychiatric evaluations during the… CONTINUE READING
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