Year: 2000 Source: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, v.44, no.4, (2000), p.468-479 SIEC No: 20050271

This article presents additional views of domestic homicide-suicide by men to complement traditional psychopathological & evolutionary psychological approaches. Applications of theories from social, developmental, gender role, & family violence psychology are outlined. These conceptualizations are offered because they pertain to instability & deconstruction of the self amidst the life changes & intimate distress that precede many cases of domestic homicide-suicide. (22 refs)