Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
x, 290 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Neonaticide, infanticide, and filicide research: what do we know? Classification of maternal filicide: what do we know? Risk analysis and the maternal filicide risk matrix Prevention and risk intervention points Detached mother, denial type: Cathy Detached mother, ambivalent type: Edna Detached mother, resentful type: Francine Detached mother, exhausted type: Glenda Abusive/neglectful mother, recurrent type: Harriet Abusive/neglectful mother, reactive type: Janet Abusive/neglectful mother, inadequate type: Kaye Psychotic/depressed mother, delusional type: Barbara Psychotic/depressed mother, impulsive type: Susan Smith Psychotic/depressed mother, suicidal type: Marilyn Retaliatory mother: Olivia Psychopathic mother, financial type: Pauline Psychopathic mother, addicted type: Samantha Psychopathic mother, narcissistic type: Rhonda Final thoughts: what have we learned and what do we need to do?.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-282) and index.