On 20th June 2001 in Houston, Texas, Andrea Yates drowned her five children one after the other in the bathtub of her family home. Four sons, John...
Tag - Mental Health
In the last week of June 1994, Fairchild Air Force base in Washington, DC found itself at the center of two devastating tragedies which took the...
Research from the Netherlands studied the self-reports of victims who had experienced abuse and criminal victimisation because of their mental illness.
To take the life of your own child is beyond a criminal act. It is a violation of the trust a child has in the people they believe in the most; their parents.
Understanding the insanity defence, what it means in the courtroom and how this matches with the number of people in prison with mental illnesses.
For children the lines between fiction and reality can often be blurred, as demonstrated in the recent Slenderman stabbing case.
The media representation of mental illness and violence is often inaccurate, even more so when a person is murdered by a stranger.