Filicide: a Literature Review
National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide~~Flynn S~~et al
This report was commissioned by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Northern Ireland after a filial homicide-suicide in 2005. The review brings together findings from international sources. Topics discussed include the prevalence of filicide, characteristics of perpetrators, the victims of filicide, & circumstances surrounding filicide. The link to suicide & prevention strategies are reviewed in separate sections. The report concludes with a discussion of the limitations in the literature, surveillance systems, & recommendations.