Homicide

Known as: Homicides 
The killing of one person by another.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Epidemiologists Wilkinson and Pickett address the issue of inequality with a purely empirical question: among the wealthier… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The U.S. population of former prison inmates is large and growing. The period immediately after release may be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
This study investigated the relationship between psychopathy and the characteristics of criminal homicides committed by a sample… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND People with mental illness are at great risk of suicide, but little is known about their risk of death from other… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
CONTEXT In February 1994, the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act established a nationwide requirement that licensed firearms… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The possibility that homicides can spread from one geographic area to another has been entertained for some time by social… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
In comparisons among Chicago neighbourhoods, homicide rates in 1988-93 varied more than 100-fold, while male life expectancy at… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND It is unknown whether keeping a firearm in the home confers protection against crime or, instead, increases the risk… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Homicide is an extreme manifestation of interpersonal conflict with minimal reporting bias and can thus be used as a conflict… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Unlike most other causes of death, homicide has been increasing in the United States, especially since the mid-1960s. Its impact… (More)
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