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by Dr Darran
Bloye and Dr Anna
Last updated: August 2019
Homicide is the killing of one human being by
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
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