Filicide: Parents Who Murder Their Child

Sam Tyano*, John Cox

*Corresponding author for this work

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationParenthood and Mental Health
Subtitle of host publicationA Bridge between Infant and Adult Psychiatry
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9780470747223
StatePublished - 16 Apr 2010


  • Filicide - parental motivations at psychiatric level
  • Filicide - parental motivations at psychodynamic level
  • Filicide - parents murdering their child
  • Filicide and child's age - parental characteristics
  • Filicide and parent's gender
  • Filicide prevalence among western societies
  • Filicide risks - child's characteristics
  • Mentally ill filicidal parents - filicide-suicide

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