Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 March 2006

304 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195182736

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (05)

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 have been charged with killing their child or children.
  • -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.

Also of Interest