Ghitta Weizmann-Henelius

Summary

Affiliation: Vanha Vaasa Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Gender-specific risk factors for intimate partner homicide--a nationwide register-based study
    Ghitta Weizmann-Henelius
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    J Interpers Violence 27:1519-39. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Violent women, blame attribution, crime, and personality
    G Weizmann-Henelius
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    Psychopathology 35:355-61. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Intoxication and violent women
    Ghitta Weizmann-Henelius
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:15-25. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of selected Rorschach variables of violent female offenders and female non-offenders
    Ghitta Weizmann-Henelius
    University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Behav Sci Law 24:199-213. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychopathy in violent female offenders in Finland
    Ghitta Weizmann-Henelius
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    Psychopathology 37:213-21. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The violent female perpetrator and her victim
    Ghitta Weizmann-Henelius
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, P O Box 13, FIN 65381 Vaasa, Finland
    Forensic Sci Int 133:197-203. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Homicide, psychopathy, and aging--a nationwide register-based case-comparison study of homicide offenders aged 60 years or older
    Hanna Putkonen
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, PO Box 13, 65381 Vaasa, Finland
    J Forensic Sci 55:1552-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Gender differences in filicide offense characteristics--a comprehensive register-based study of child murder in two European countries
    Hanna Putkonen
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    Child Abuse Negl 35:319-28. 2011
  9. pmc Filicide in Austria and Finland--a register-based study on all filicide cases in Austria and Finland 1995-2005
    Hanna Putkonen
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, PO Box 13, 65381 Vaasa, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 9:74. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Gender differences in homicide offenders' criminal career, substance abuse and mental health care. A nationwide register-based study of Finnish homicide offenders 1995-2004
    Hanna Putkonen
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    Crim Behav Ment Health 21:51-62. 2011

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Gender-specific risk factors for intimate partner homicide--a nationwide register-based study
    Ghitta Weizmann-Henelius
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    J Interpers Violence 27:1519-39. 2012
    ..The findings support the notion that female IPH is linked to defensive reactions resulting from prior abuse, and that IPH offenders resemble the general population more than offenders of other types of homicide...
  2. ncbi request reprint Violent women, blame attribution, crime, and personality
    G Weizmann-Henelius
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    Psychopathology 35:355-61. 2002
    ..The attribution of blame for criminal act has an impact, both on the way the offender must come to terms with the offence and on the risk of recidivism. Blame attribution has been found to be related to the type of crime and personality...
  3. doi request reprint Intoxication and violent women
    Ghitta Weizmann-Henelius
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    Arch Womens Ment Health 12:15-25. 2009
    ..Substance misuse constitutes an obvious risk factor for violent behavior in women, and therefore the prevention should include substance abuse treatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparison of selected Rorschach variables of violent female offenders and female non-offenders
    Ghitta Weizmann-Henelius
    University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Behav Sci Law 24:199-213. 2006
    ..The study indicates that the selected RCS variables related to adaptive resources for coping discriminate between violent offenders and non-offenders, but that the variables related to affective features need further examination...
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychopathy in violent female offenders in Finland
    Ghitta Weizmann-Henelius
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    Psychopathology 37:213-21. 2004
    ..The base rate and construct of psychopathy in violent female offenders were examined...
  6. ncbi request reprint The violent female perpetrator and her victim
    Ghitta Weizmann-Henelius
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, P O Box 13, FIN 65381 Vaasa, Finland
    Forensic Sci Int 133:197-203. 2003
    ..The commonly-held view that violent female offending occurs primarily as a consequence of precipitation by the victim was not supported...
  7. doi request reprint Homicide, psychopathy, and aging--a nationwide register-based case-comparison study of homicide offenders aged 60 years or older
    Hanna Putkonen
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, PO Box 13, 65381 Vaasa, Finland
    J Forensic Sci 55:1552-6. 2010
    ..The interpersonal/affective factor 1 scores did not differ. Understanding the possible underlying phenomena of violent behavior may provide help for developing services for the elderly...
  8. doi request reprint Gender differences in filicide offense characteristics--a comprehensive register-based study of child murder in two European countries
    Hanna Putkonen
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    Child Abuse Negl 35:319-28. 2011
    ..This study searched for gender differences in filicidal offense characteristics and associated variables...
  9. pmc Filicide in Austria and Finland--a register-based study on all filicide cases in Austria and Finland 1995-2005
    Hanna Putkonen
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, PO Box 13, 65381 Vaasa, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 9:74. 2009
    ..Yet, filicide is an underreported crime and previous studies have been strained with methodological problems. No comprehensive international studies on filicide have been presented in the literature until now...
  10. doi request reprint Gender differences in homicide offenders' criminal career, substance abuse and mental health care. A nationwide register-based study of Finnish homicide offenders 1995-2004
    Hanna Putkonen
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    Crim Behav Ment Health 21:51-62. 2011
    ..It is generally considered that women who kill are more likely to have a psychiatric disorder than their male counterparts, but as a relatively small group, women are much less often studied than men in this context...
  11. pmc Differences between homicide and filicide offenders; results of a nationwide register-based case-control study
    Hanna Putkonen
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, PO Box 13, 65381 Vaasa, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 9:27. 2009
    ..In the research on filicide, nationwide studies with comparison groups, specific perpetrator subgroups, and assessment of possible risk factors have been called for. The purpose of the current study was to provide all that...
  12. doi request reprint Examination of psychopathy in female homicide offenders--confirmatory factor analysis of the PCL-R
    Ghitta Weizmann-Henelius
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    Int J Law Psychiatry 33:177-83. 2010
    ..Further research on the PCL-R and putative gender differences in the expression of psychopathy in women and men as well as on the putative impact of cultural differences on the instrument is clearly needed...
  13. doi request reprint Changes over time in homicides by women: a register-based study comparing female offenders from 1982 to 1992 and 1993 to 2005
    Hanna Putkonen
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, Vaasa, Finland hanna putkonen vvs fi
    Crim Behav Ment Health 18:268-78. 2008
    ..The contribution of women to violent offending, including homicide, may be increasing as society changes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Legal outcomes of all suspected neonaticides in Finland 1980-2000
    Hanna Putkonen
    Vanha Vaasa Hospital, PO Box 13, 65381 Vaasa, Finland
    Int J Law Psychiatry 30:248-54. 2007
    ..Therefore, further discussion and research is needed to elucidate this perplexing, sad, and utterly redundant offence in modern society, to prevent it, and develop treatment programs for the offenders...