Aggressive Crime and Homicide

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Location analysis - 126 US and 29 UK serial killers. Circle method - circle within diameter covering the furthest two bodies. 89% US and 86% UK had home within this circle. CARDIGA2001
Women who drop out of school are 8x more likely to murder their infants than women with a college education.2003
96 women convicted for attemped/murder of their own children in Japan. Found that post-partum depression was the primary cause for infanticide.2007
157 serial killers, 195 single killers. Serial = more male, more female victims, sexual motive, victim more likely to be a stranger, disperse location rather than all in one locati2004
Subjects drawn from retrospective case reviews of intimate partner homicide from 1993-2003. Nearly half of cases had involved abuse before the assult. 28 cases, 8 schizophrenia, 4 2005
Out of 2000 children killed annually in USA, 1100 of them were killed by their biological mother. CHOPPED...2002
Two types of male-to-male attacks: confrontational disputes, which have less intention of homicide, and grudge/revenge killings, which are more premeditated.2000
55 filicidal women, 52.7% were psychotic, BOUNCEY2003
Multifactorial model of predisposition - predisposing, maintenance and triggering factors of homicide.1994
Review of documented neonaticides from mid-18th century to 1968. Differences between newborn killers and infant killers including age, emotional maturity, marriage and school atten1970
Serial murder = 3 or more2000
When socio-economic status increases, infant homicide doesn't, suggesting that SES is not a major factor.1993
10 Scandinavian women who murdered their infants, 6 had psychotic symptoms.2008
Majority of infants killed in 1st day are born outside the hospital.2002
37 cases of neonaticide - most perpetrators did not have a major mental illness. FREE FALLINNNNN2001
Statistics on infanticide are hard to find, as some go unreported or are sentenced with other offences. AND STACEY2010
The partner leaving is a common precursor for partner homicide.1994
95 victims of stalking by ex-partner, 25% were victims of attempted murder.2001
1517 young people, 33 homicides, 193 violent offences, 498 self reported violence. Homicide offenders - 39% low SES, 85% Afro-American, 75% involved a firearm, 65% had prior contac2005

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