Author(s):Dr Darran Bloye and Dr Anna Machin
CPD domain:Clinical, Professional
Homicide is the killing of one human being by another.
A disproportionate number of perpetrators have had contact with mental health services or received a diagnosis of mental disorder. Many psychiatrists have experience of patients and carers who have been indirect victims of, or involved in, a homicide. Psychiatrists are also frequently involved in the assessment and management of perpetrators at various stages in the criminal justice system.
This module will help psychiatrists understand:
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