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Maternal filicide, the murder of a child by his or her mother, is a multidimensional phenomenon with various ... Nevertheless, the existing studies highlight that the nature of filicide can vary and analysis or discoveries are often ...

Author: Joy Lynn E. Shelton

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319081502

Category: Psychology

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Maternal filicide has been discussed in the medical, mental health, and child abuse fields, yet little research exists with a criminal justice/law enforcement perspective. Nevertheless, criminal justice professionals responsible for investigation and prosecution of these offenders often must give attention to unique behavioral, social, and psychological dynamics not considered in many other types of cases. The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) III – Crimes Against Children identified, collected, and reviewed law enforcement case files in which a biological mother killed her child(ren). Collectively, the cases involve 213 biological mothers who killed 265 children, and are comprised of neonaticide, infanticide, and filicide cases. Data analysis revealed that the offenders ranged in age from 12-46 years, and many were unmarried, unemployed, and had a history of violence. Many of the victims were three years of age or younger, did not live with their biological fathers at the time of their deaths, and had a history of maltreatment most often perpetrated by their mothers. In addition, traditional weapons such as a firearm or knife were used less often compared to asphyxiants and blunt force instruments. The authors explore the tenets of female violence, the mother-child dynamic and mental disorders, and address the complexities associated with investigating and prosecuting maternal filicide offenders. ​
2014-10-01 By Joy Lynn E. Shelton

A case-control study on the socio-demographic characteristics of 53 neonaticidal mothers. ... The Harvard Medical School guide to suicide assessment and intervention (pp. 188–209). ... Behavioral analysis of maternal filicide.

Author: Vincent B. Van Hasselt

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319616254

Category: Psychology

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This multidisciplinary volume assembles current findings on violent crime, behavioral, biological, and sociological perspectives on its causes, and effective methods of intervention and prevention. Noted experts across diverse fields apply a behavioral criminology lens to examine crimes committed by minors, extremely violent offenses, sexual offending, violence in families, violence in high-risk settings, and crimes of recent and emerging interest. The work of mental health practitioners and researchers is shown informing law enforcement response to crime in interrogation, investigative analysis, hostage negotiations, and other core strategies. In addition, chapters pay special attention to criminal activities that violate traditional geographic boundaries, from cyberstalking to sex trafficking to international terrorism. Among the topics in the Handbook: · Dyadic conceptualization, measurement, and analysis of family violence. · School bullying and cyberbullying: prevalence, characteristics, outcomes, and prevention. · A cultural and psychological perspective on mass murder. · Young people displaying problematic sexual behavior: the research and their words. · Child physical abuse and neglect. · Criminal interviewing and interrogation in serious crime investigations. · Violence in correctional settings. · Foundations of threat assessment and management. The Handbook of Behavioral Criminology is a meticulous resource for researchers in criminology, psychology, sociology, and related fields. It also informs developers of crime prevention programs and practitioners assessing and intervening with criminal clients and in correctional facilities.
2018-02-10 By Vincent B. Van Hasselt

Child murder by mothers: a critical analysis of the current state of knowledge and research agenda. American Journal of Psychiatry, 162, 1578–1587. Friedman, S. H., & Resnick, P. J (2007). Child murder by mothers: patterns and ...

Author: Wayne Petherick

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128095775

Category: Law

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The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior: Victim and Offenders Perspectives is not just another formulaic book on forensic psychology. Rather, it opens up new areas of enquiry to busy practitioners and academics alike, exploring topics using a practical approach to social deviance that is underpinned by frontier research findings, policy, and international trends. From the relationship between psychopathology and crime, and the characteristics of catathymia, compulsive homicide, sadistic violence, and homicide victimology, to adult sexual grooming, domestic violence, and honor killings, experts in the field provide insight into the areas of homicide, violent crime, and sexual predation. In all, more than 20 internationally recognized experts in their fields explore these and other topic, also including discussing youth offending, love scams, the psychology of hate, public threat assessment, querulence, stalking, arson, and cults. This edited work is an essential reference for academics and practitioners working in any capacity that intersects with offenders and victims of crime, public policy, and roles involving the assessment, mitigation, and investigation of criminal and antisocial behavior. It is particularly ideal for those working in criminology, psychology, law and law enforcement, public policy, and for social science students seeking to explore the nature and character of criminal social deviance. Includes twenty chapters across a diverse range of criminal and antisocial subject areas Authored by an international panel of experts in their respective fields that provide a multi-cultural perspective on the issues of crime and antisocial behavior Explores topics from both victim and offender perspectives Includes chapters covering research, practice, policy, mitigation, and prevention Provides an easy to read and consistent framework, making the text user-friendly as a ready-reference desktop guide
2016-12-15 By Wayne Petherick

Sean Dooley, “The Diane Downs Story: 1983 Murder Case Focuses on Mom,” ABC News, May 12, 2010. 4. ... Joy Shelton et al., Behavioral Analysis of Maternal Filicide (Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2015), 70. 16.

Author: Sharon Packer MD

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440843891

Category: Psychology

Page: 364

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"Being crazy" is generally a negative characterization today, yet many celebrated artists, leaders, and successful individuals have achieved greatness despite suffering from mental illness. This book explores the many different representations of mental illness that exist—and sometimes persist—in both traditional and new media across eras. • Showcases a wide variety of media representations of mental illness and enables readers choose which views they accept • Documents how the work of "classic" authors who wrote about or experienced mental illness—such as Poe or Lovecraft—remain relevant today • Spotlights examples of how popular culture such as comedies mirror changing attitudes toward mental illness and are helping pave the path to greater acceptance
2017-05-24 By Sharon Packer MD

RiskAnalysis. and. the. Maternal. Filicide. Risk. Matrix. In the last quarter century, research and clinical methods ... Key Terms of RiskAnalysis Target and Signal Behaviors In risk analysis of violence, the outcome or target behavior ...

Author: Geoffrey R. McKee

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195182736

Category: Psychology

Page: 290

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In Why Mothers Kill: A Forensic Psychologist's Casebook, Geoffrey R. McKee, Ph.D. uses more than a dozen case studies from his 29-year forensic psychological evaluation practice to help us understand, and most importantly, prevent these horrific events from occurring. He applies current research findings to analyze, explain, and suggest practical interventions to alter the personal, familial, and situational circumstances that may influence some mothers to kill. With an emphasis on prevention, Dr. McKee sets out specific strategies that might have been employed at various "risk intervention points" occurring before the child's death.Students, as well as mental health and medical professionals will find this an important and unique resource.
2006-03-16 By Geoffrey R. McKee

Dr. Shipley has presented professionally on competency to stand trial, maternal filicide, psychopathy, ... Special Agents from the Behavioral Science Unit (BSU) or Behavioral Analysis Unit of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Author: Stacey L. Shipley

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780123821690

Category: Medical

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This edition of Introduction to Forensic Psychology has been completely restructured to map to how courses on forensic psychology are taught, and features more figures, tables, and text boxes, textbook pedagogy. Uniquely. this book offers equal representation of criminal behavior, the court systems, and law enforcement/prisons. It also has equal representation of criminal and civic forensics and of issues pertaining to adults and children. new coverage of emerging issues in forensic psychology expanded case illustrations and vignettes, practice and ethics updates, and international trends new "key issue" overviews, boldface terms and concepts, and chapter reviews expanded coverage of corrections for juveniles
2012-07-24 By Stacey L. Shipley

Evolution and Human Behavior, 28: 85–95. Hatters Friedman, S., McCue Horwitz, S., and Resnick, P.J. (2005) Child murder by mothers: A critical analysis of the current state of knowledge and a research ...

Author: Todd K. Shackelford

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781529742329

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 1136

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The SAGE Handbook of Domestic Violence provides a rich overview of the most important theoretical and empirical work in the field, organized by relationship type. This Handbook is a unique and timely publication and a long awaited, valuable resource for the vast amount of Domestic Violence research centres and individual researchers across the globe.
2020-12-02 By Todd K. Shackelford

Behavioral analysis of maternal filicide. New York: Springer. Simmel, G. (1918/2010). The view of life. Four metaphysical essays with journal aphorisms, translated by J.A.Y. Andrews and D. N. Levine. Chicago: University of Chicago Press ...

Author: Jaan Valsiner

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319210940

Category: Psychology

Page: 375

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This book brings together a group of scholars from around the world who view psychology as the science of human ways of being. Being refers to the process of existing - through construction of the human world – here, rather than to an ontological state. This collection includes work that has the goal to establish the newly developed area of cultural psychology as the science of specifically human ways of existence. It comes as a next step after the “behaviorist turn” that has dominated psychology over most of the 20th century, and like its successor in the form of “cognitivism”, kept psychology away from addressing issues of specifically human ways of relating with their worlds. Such linking takes place through intentional human actions: through the creation of complex tools for living, entertainment, and work. Human beings construct tools to make other tools. Human beings invent religious systems, notions of economic rationality and legal systems; they enter into aesthetic enjoyment of various aspects of life in art, music, and literature; they have the capability of inventing national identities that can be summoned to legitimate one’s killing of one’s neighbors or being killed oneself. The contributions to this volume focus on the central goal of demonstrating that psychology as a science needs to start from the phenomena of higher psychological functions and then look at how their lower counterparts are re-organized from above. That kind of investigation is inevitably interdisciplinary - it links psychology with anthropology, philosophy, sociology, history and developmental biology. Various contributions to this volume are based on the work of Lev Vygotsky, George Herbert Mead, Henri Bergson and on traditions of Ganzheitspsychologie and Gestalt psychology. Psychology as the Science of Human Being is a valuable resource to psychologists, sociologists, philosophers, biologists and anthropologists alike.​
2015-09-09 By Jaan Valsiner

Betsy Wearing, Studies in Society: Ideology of Motherhood: A Study of Sydney Suburban Mothers (1984). ... Josephine Stanton, “Maternal Filicide: A Reformulation of Factors Relevant to Risk,” Criminal Behavior and Mental Health 10, no.

Author: Limor Ezioni

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9781793615398

Category: Social Science

Page: 268

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In Unsafe Home: Child Harming within the Family, Limor Ezioni focuses on the three major types of child harming within the family—abuse, incest, and filicide—and provides an in-depth exploration of each type historically, legally, and comparatively. In the first part, focusing on abuse executed on children, Ezioni addresses both physical and emotional abuse, discussing what constitutes child abuse, how it should be punished, and whether any damage caused to a child is prosecutable by law. In the second part of the book, Ezioni examines childhood incest, focusing on adult survivors and the multitude of legal problems they face while attempting to pursue justice through the legal system and questioning whether the current legal and criminal provisions provide sufficient protection for survivors. In the final section of the book, Ezioni examine the filicide phenomenon and how the judicial system in western countries deals with the painful reality that reflects the society in which it occurs—filicide is often carried out by parents who are unable to function as a parent in circumstances dictated by the place and time in which they live. Scholars of legal studies, family studies, criminology, and sociology will find this book particularly useful.
2020-09-30 By Limor Ezioni

Babydrops introduced ingermany as infanticide cases spike. 3/27/07. ... Child murderby mothers: Acritical analysis of the current stateof knowledge and aresearch agenda. ... Maternal depression and filicide: Case studyoftenmothers.

Author: Curt R. Bartol

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781483376226

Category: Social Science

Page: 328

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Featuring thirty articles by experts in the field, this dynamic forensic psychology reader emphasizes the ways that forensic psychologists and other clinicians apply psychological knowledge, concepts, and principles on a day-to-day basis. Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior, edited by Curt R. Bartol and Anne M. Bartol, represents cutting-edge research and theory to demonstrate the ways that psychology has contributed to the understanding of criminal behavior and policies of the criminal and civil justice systems. The Fourth Edition addresses key topics in each of five major subareas of the field--police and public safety psychology, legal psychology, the psychology of crime and delinquency, victimology and victim services, and correctional psychology.
2014-11-04 By Curt R. Bartol