Year: 2002 Source: Clinical Case Studies, v.1, no.4, (October 2002), p.324-341 SIEC No: 20041241

The author examines the case of a serial murderer whom he argues committed all his homicides during a fleeting psychosis, & who, after recognizing the fatal meaning of his “premonition signs,” was eventually able to resist committing further homicides. The author discusses the patientÕs own belief in a never-suspendable free will, which led him to declare his own guilt & seek punishment either through the death penalty or suicide. (28 refs)