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Published: 06 April 2006

304 Pages | Numerous tables


ISBN: 9780195182736

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Why Mothers Kill

A Forensic Psychologist's Casebook

Geoffrey R. McKee

  • Written by a practicing criminal forensic psychologist who works directly with women, including Susan Smith, who has been charged with killing their child or children.
  • The book contains gripping and descriptive case studies that describe each mother's thoughts and feelings before, during and after murdering her own children.
  • Author's unique model for determining risk (Maternal Filicide Risk Matrix) teaches professionals how to identify and intervene in high-risk cases.

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