Year: 2009 Source: Manchester, UK: National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People With Mental Illness, (June 2009). 53p. SIEC No: 20100483

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.