homicide

Summary

Summary: The killing of one person by another.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi ["Lex Kendra" in New York, United States. Homicide, "revolving door psychiatry" and political response]
    H R Röttgers
    Sozialpsychiatrischer Dienst des Landkreises Verden
    Psychiatr Prax 28:84-7. 2001
  2. pmc Schizophrenia and violence: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 6:e1000120. 2009
  3. ncbi Prevalence of depression in rural Rwanda based on symptom and functional criteria
    Paul Bolton
    Center for International Emergency, Disaster and Refugee Studies, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 02066, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:631-7. 2002
  4. ncbi Mortality of women from intimate partner violence in South Africa: a national epidemiological study
    Naeemah Abrahams
    Gender and Health Research Unit, Medical Research Council Cape Town, South Africa
    Violence Vict 24:546-56. 2009
  5. ncbi [Risk of homicide and major mental disorders: a critical review]
    S Richard-Devantoy
    Département de psychiatrie et psychologie médicale, CHU d Angers, 4, rue Larrey, 49933 Angers Cedex 9, France
    Encephale 35:521-30. 2009
  6. ncbi Fatal nontraffic injuries involving alcohol: A metaanalysis
    G S Smith
    Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 33:659-68. 1999
  7. pmc Intimate femicide-suicide in South Africa: a cross-sectional study
    Shanaaz Mathews
    Gender and Health Unit, Medical Research Council, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 86:552-58. 2008
  8. ncbi [Homicide mortality, socioeconomic development, and police violence in the city of São Paulo, Brazil]
    Maria Fernanda Tourinho Peres
    Universidade de Sao Paulo, Núcleo de Estudos da Violência, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:268-76. 2008
  9. ncbi Neck injuries in young pediatric homicide victims
    Laura K Brennan
    Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 3:232-9. 2009
  10. pmc Mortality associated with use of weapons in armed conflicts, wartime atrocities, and civilian mass shootings: literature review
    R M Coupland
    Unit of the Chief Medical Officer, International Committee of the Red Cross, 19 avenue de la Paix, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
    BMJ 319:407-10. 1999

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  1. ncbi ["Lex Kendra" in New York, United States. Homicide, "revolving door psychiatry" and political response]
    H R Röttgers
    Sozialpsychiatrischer Dienst des Landkreises Verden
    Psychiatr Prax 28:84-7. 2001
    ..The history, motivation and consequences of the New York State "Kendra's Law" as of August 1999 are reviewed...
  2. pmc Schizophrenia and violence: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 6:e1000120. 2009
    ..In addition, we conducted a systematic review of investigations that reported on risk of homicide in individuals with schizophrenia and other psychoses.
  3. ncbi Prevalence of depression in rural Rwanda based on symptom and functional criteria
    Paul Bolton
    Center for International Emergency, Disaster and Refugee Studies, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 02066, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:631-7. 2002
    ..The authors conclude that a significant part of this population has seriously disabling depression. Work on appropriate, feasible, safe, and effective mental health interventions should be a priority for this population...
  4. ncbi Mortality of women from intimate partner violence in South Africa: a national epidemiological study
    Naeemah Abrahams
    Gender and Health Research Unit, Medical Research Council Cape Town, South Africa
    Violence Vict 24:546-56. 2009
    ..The national IPV mortality rate was more than twice that found in the United States. The study highlights the value of collecting reliable data across the globe to develop interventions for advocacy of which gender equity is critical...
  5. ncbi [Risk of homicide and major mental disorders: a critical review]
    S Richard-Devantoy
    Département de psychiatrie et psychologie médicale, CHU d Angers, 4, rue Larrey, 49933 Angers Cedex 9, France
    Encephale 35:521-30. 2009
    ..It is also generally thought that schizophrenia predisposes subjects to homicidal behaviour...
  6. ncbi Fatal nontraffic injuries involving alcohol: A metaanalysis
    G S Smith
    Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health Center for Injury Research and Policy, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 33:659-68. 1999
    ..This study synthesizes US medical examiner studies of nontraffic fatalities for the purpose of estimating alcohol involvement by injury mechanism and intent...
  7. pmc Intimate femicide-suicide in South Africa: a cross-sectional study
    Shanaaz Mathews
    Gender and Health Unit, Medical Research Council, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 86:552-58. 2008
    ..To examine the incidence and patterns of intimate femicide-suicide in South Africa and to describe the factors associated with an increase in the risk of suicide after intimate femicide (i.e. the killing of an intimate female partner)...
  8. ncbi [Homicide mortality, socioeconomic development, and police violence in the city of São Paulo, Brazil]
    Maria Fernanda Tourinho Peres
    Universidade de Sao Paulo, Núcleo de Estudos da Violência, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:268-76. 2008
    To analyze the association between police violence and homicide mortality rates taking into consideration the effect of contextual variables.
  9. ncbi Neck injuries in young pediatric homicide victims
    Laura K Brennan
    Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 3:232-9. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Mortality associated with use of weapons in armed conflicts, wartime atrocities, and civilian mass shootings: literature review
    R M Coupland
    Unit of the Chief Medical Officer, International Committee of the Red Cross, 19 avenue de la Paix, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
    BMJ 319:407-10. 1999
    ..To determine the implications of variation in mortality associated with use of weapons in different contexts...
  11. ncbi Narrative exposure therapy versus interpersonal psychotherapy. A pilot randomized controlled trial with Rwandan genocide orphans
    Susanne Schaal
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom 78:298-306. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of treatment modules for trauma spectrum disorders in a sample of Rwandan genocide orphans...
  12. pmc Release from prison--a high risk of death for former inmates
    Ingrid A Binswanger
    Puget Sound Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Seattle, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:157-65. 2007
    ..The period immediately after release may be challenging for former inmates and may involve substantial health risks. We studied the risk of death among former inmates soon after their release from Washington State prisons...
  13. pmc Epidemiology of violent deaths in the world
    A Reza
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Control and Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Atlanta, GA 30341-3724, USA
    Inj Prev 7:104-11. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: This study describes epidemiologic patterns of mortality due to suicide, homicide, and war for the world in order to serve as a benchmark against which to measure future progress and to raise awareness about violence as a ..
  14. ncbi Prolonged grief disorder and depression in widows due to the Rwandan genocide
    Susanne Schaal
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Konstanz, Germany
    Omega (Westport) 59:203-19. 2009
    ..The two syndromes were strongly associated. No discriminant validity was found between the two constructs suggesting that PGD may rather be an appearance of depression than a separate nosological entity...
  15. ncbi Attempting homicide by inserting sewing needle into the brain Report of 6 cases and review of literature
    Abbas Amirjamshidi
    Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 19584 678, Iran
    Surg Neurol 72:635-41; discussion 641. 2009
    Child abuse with sewing needle is a rare but well-known homicide attempt threatening the life of victims...
  16. ncbi Suicide/homicide ratios in countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region
    M Rezaeian
    Department of Social Medicine, Rafsanjan Medical School, Rafsanjan, Islamic Republic of Iran
    East Mediterr Health J 14:1459-65. 2008
    An analysis of suicide and homicide rates was made for countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region using global burden disease data for 2000...
  17. ncbi Gun availability and use of guns for suicide, homicide, and murder in Canada
    F Stephen Bridges
    Division of Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science, The University of West Florida, 11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514 5750, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 98:594-8. 2004
    ..2000b) 1970-1995 time series that examined associations between the availability of firearms and their use for homicide and suicide in Canada...
  18. ncbi Characteristics of perpetrators in homicide-followed-by-suicide incidents: National Violent Death Reporting System--17 US States, 2003-2005
    J Logan
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, MS F63, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1056-64. 2008
    b>Homicide-followed-by-suicide (referred to as "homicide-suicide") incidents are rare events but can have a profound impact on families and communities...
  19. ncbi Murder-suicide: a review of the recent literature
    Scott Eliason
    University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 37:371-6. 2009
    ..There are, however, some distinct risk factors for murder-suicide including: substance abuse (not as common), mostly male perpetrators, depression (more common), and older male caregivers are at risk...
  20. ncbi Intimate femicide followed by suicide: examining the role of premeditation
    Myrna Dawson
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:76-90. 2005
    ..My results show that premeditation is more likely to occur in cases involving the offenders' suicide, but that evidence of premeditation varies depending upon the type of suicidal killer...
  21. ncbi Homicide followed by suicide: a comparison with homicide and suicide
    Marieke Liem
    Willem Pompe Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:133-45. 2010
    b>Homicide-suicides are a rare yet very serious form of lethal violence which mainly occurs in partnerships and families...
  22. ncbi Maternal filicide: a cross-national comparison
    G R McKee
    William S Hall Psychiatric Institute and University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia 29202, USA
    J Clin Psychol 54:679-87. 1998
    ....
  23. ncbi The intergenerational cycle of criminality--association with psychopathy
    Eila Repo-Tiihonen
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Niuvanniemi Hospital, FI 70240 Kuopio, Finland
    J Forensic Sci 55:116-20. 2010
    ..The basic sample consisted of consecutive Finnish homicide offenders (during 1995-2004) who had been subjected to a forensic psychiatric examination and rated for a file-..
  24. ncbi Risks of drug-related death, suicide, and homicide during the immediate post-release period among people released from New York City jails, 2001-2005
    Sungwoo Lim
    Bureau of Epidemiology Services, Division of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Queens, NY, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:519-26. 2012
    The authors assessed the risks of drug-related death, suicide, and homicide after release from New York City jails in 155,272 people who were incarcerated anytime from 2001 through 2005 and examined whether the mortality rate was ..
  25. ncbi Paternal filicide in Québec
    Dominique Bourget
    Royal Ottawa Hospital, 1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1Z 7K4
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 33:354-60. 2005
    ..Between 1991 and 2001, all consecutive coroners' files on domestic homicide in Québec, Canada, were reviewed, and 77 child victims of 60 male parent perpetrators were identified...
  26. ncbi Percutaneous absorption and distribution of methanol in a homicide
    Joseph Avella
    Department of Health Services, Division of Medical Legal and Forensic Investigations, Suffolk County, NY, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 29:734-7. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi The dynamic relationship between homicide rates and social, economic, and political factors from 1970 to 2000*
    Patricia L McCall
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Box 8107, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 8107, USA
    Soc Sci Res 37:721-35. 2008
    After reaching their highest levels of the 20th century, homicide rates in the United States declined precipitously in the early 1990s...
  28. ncbi [Homicide by mentally ill: clinical and criminological analysis]
    S Barbera Pera
    Centre de Recherche en Défense Sociale, CHP Les Marronniers, Tournai, Belgique
    Encephale 31:539-49. 2005
    The present study analysed the characteristics of homicide in internees according to the Social Defence system in Belgium...
  29. ncbi Role of antidepressants in murder and suicide
    Kenneth Tardiff
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1248-9. 2002
  30. pmc Weekend effects on binge drinking and homicide: the social connection between alcohol and violence in Russia
    William Alex Pridemore
    Indiana University, Department of Criminal Justice, IN 47405, USA
    Addiction 99:1034-41. 2004
    ..employs unique newly available Russian mortality data to examine the social connection between binge drinking and homicide in the country...
  31. ncbi The murder of children by fathers in the context of child abuse
    Kate Cavanagh
    Department of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling, FK9 4LA Scotland, UK
    Child Abuse Negl 31:731-46. 2007
    ..This study examined the backgrounds of fathers who fatally abuse their children and the contexts within which these homicides occur. The type of relationship between victim, perpetrator, and the victim's mother was a particular interest...
  32. pmc Characteristics of homicide followed by suicide incidents in multiple states, 2003-04
    R M Bossarte
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Inj Prev 12:ii33-ii38. 2006
    To calculate the prevalence of homicide followed by suicide (homicide/suicide) and provide contextual information on the incidents and demographic information about the individuals involved using data from a surveillance system that is ..
  33. pmc Developing role of forensics in deterring violence and genocide
    Edwin Huffine
    Croat Med J 48:431-6. 2007
  34. ncbi Do laws restricting access to firearms by domestic violence offenders prevent intimate partner homicide?
    Elizabeth Richardson Vigdor
    Terry Sanford Institute for Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Eval Rev 30:313-46. 2006
    ..The authors find that female intimate partner homicide rates decline 7% after a state passes a restraining order law...
  35. pmc Risk factors for femicide in abusive relationships: results from a multisite case control study
    Jacquelyn C Campbell
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1089-97. 2003
    ..This 11-city study sought to identify risk factors for femicide in abusive relationships...
  36. ncbi Application of fad theory to copycat crimes: quantitative data following the Columbine massacre
    Armando Simon
    Flying Phoenix, 12306 Lone Shadow Trail, Live Oak, TX 78233 2707, USA
    Psychol Rep 100:1233-44. 2007
    ..This pattern allows for predictability of copycat crimes...
  37. ncbi Psychiatrists' knowledge about maternal filicidal thoughts
    Susan H Friedman
    Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine University Hospitals of Cleveland, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 49:106-10. 2008
    ..Psychiatrists were expected to underestimate the prevalence maternal thoughts of harming their children. It was hypothesized that psychiatrists often do not ask their patients about these thoughts...
  38. doi Human behaviour: killer instincts
    Dan Jones
    Nature 451:512-5. 2008
  39. ncbi Comorbid personality disorders and substance use disorders of mentally ill homicide offenders: a structured clinical study on dual and triple diagnoses
    Anu Putkonen
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, University of Kuopio and Niuvanniemi Hospital, Finland
    Schizophr Bull 30:59-72. 2004
    Comorbid substance use disorders (SUDs) increase the risk of homicide by persons with major mental disorders (MMDs)...
  40. ncbi Filicide: a comparative study of maternal versus paternal child homicide
    Marieke Liem
    Willem Pompe Institute of CriminalLaw and Criminology, Department of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, Facultyof Law, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Crim Behav Ment Health 18:166-76. 2008
    ..Previous research on filicide has primarily focussed on either maternal or paternal filicide rather than comparing the two...
  41. ncbi Popliteal artery bullet embolism in a case of homicide: a case report and review of the tangible literature
    Savic Slobodan
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Deligradska 31a, 11000, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Forensic Sci Int 139:27-33. 2004
    ..We present a homicide case of a bullet embolism to the left popliteal artery with interesting trajectory of projectile through the ..
  42. ncbi Homicide-suicide and other violent deaths: an international comparison
    Marieke Liem
    Leiden University, Faculty of Law, Department of Criminology, The Netherlands
    Forensic Sci Int 207:70-6. 2011
    ..Until now no study has directly compared homicide-suicides to other violent deaths from multiple countries, allowing for a better understanding of the nature of ..
  43. ncbi Are pregnant and postpartum women: at increased risk for violent death? Suicide and homicide findings from North Carolina
    Ghazaleh Samandari
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 4645, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:660-9. 2011
    The purpose of this study is to estimate rates of suicide and homicide death among pregnant, postpartum and non-pregnant/non-postpartum women ages 14-44, and to determine comparative rates of violent death for pregnant and/or postpartum ..
  44. ncbi The epidemiology of homicide followed by suicide: a systematic and quantitative review
    Matthew Large
    Mental Health Services, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, NSW, Australia and the School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:294-306. 2009
    This systematic review of population based studies of homicide followed by suicide was conducted to examine the associations between rates of homicide-suicide, rates of other homicides and rates of suicide...
  45. ncbi Homicide in discharged patients with schizophrenia and other psychoses: a national case-control study
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Schizophr Res 123:263-9. 2010
    To investigate factors associated with homicide after discharge from hospital in patients with schizophrenia and other psychoses.
  46. ncbi Prozac and crime: who is the victim?
    Susan E Mason
    Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University, New York, New York 10033, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:445-55. 2002
    ..This article reviews 12 criminal cases in the United States in which Prozac victimization is a salient theme, and it calls for mental health professional organizations to intervene in a growing legal conundrum...
  47. ncbi Homicide by firearms in two Scandinavian capitals
    H P Hougen
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 21:281-6. 2000
    ..Most victims were shot in the head, and few had entrance wounds in more than one anatomic region...
  48. ncbi A study of amnesia in homicide cases and forensic psychiatric experts' examination of such claims
    Pål Grøndahl
    Centre for Forensic Psychiatry, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, Department of Psychiatry, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Law Psychiatry 32:281-7. 2009
    About one third of defendants in homicide cases claim amnesia during the time of their alleged act. Examining the authenticity of claimed amnesia is a special challenge for forensic experts...
  49. pmc Homicide and suicide during the perinatal period: findings from the National Violent Death Reporting System
    Christie Lancaster Palladino
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Education Discovery Institute, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1056-63. 2011
    To estimate the rates of pregnancy-associated homicide and suicide in a multistate sample from the National Violent Death Reporting System, to compare these rates with other causes of maternal mortality, and to describe victims' ..
  50. ncbi Homicide-suicide in the United States, 1968-1975
    F Stephen Bridges
    Department of Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science, The University of West Florida, 11, 000 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514 5750, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 206:185-9. 2011
    This paper describes for the first time the epidemiology of homicide-suicide events in the whole of the United States using archival data. From 1968 to 1975, there were 2215 homicide-suicide events out of 123,467 homicides...
  51. ncbi Filicide in offspring of parents with severe psychiatric disorders: a population-based cohort study of child homicide
    T M Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:698-703. 2011
    Although rare in absolute terms, risk of homicide is markedly elevated among children of parents with mental disorders...
  52. ncbi Coping and complicated grief in survivors of homicide and suicide decedents
    Meliss Vessier-Batchen
    Charity School of Nursing, Delgado Community College, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Forensic Nurs 2:25-32. 2006
    ..summarizes a comprehensive literature review and explores research of coping strategies used by survivors of homicide and suicide decedents...
  53. ncbi Suicide risk after homicide in Sweden
    Jussi Jokinen
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Suicide Res 13:297-301. 2009
    Temporal aspects of suicide risk after homicide using survival analytic method are not fully known and the risk estimates are almost exclusively based on studies of less than 10 years of follow-up...
  54. ncbi Alcohol use and its role in female homicides in the Western Cape, South Africa
    Shanaaz Mathews
    Gender and Health Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:321-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this article is to describe the patterns of blood alcohol concentration (BAC) at the time of death for female homicide victims and to explore the factors associated with having an elevated BAC.
  55. ncbi The relationship between the rate of homicide by those with schizophrenia and the overall homicide rate: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Matthew Large
    Mental Health Services, Sydney South Eastern and Illawarra Area Health Service, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Schizophr Res 112:123-9. 2009
    It is widely believed that the rate of homicide by the mentally ill is fixed, differs little between regions and is unrelated to the total homicide rate.
  56. pmc The legacy of minimum legal drinking age law changes: long-term effects on suicide and homicide deaths among women
    Richard A Grucza
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:377-84. 2012
    ..Lower drinking ages were associated with several adverse outcomes, including elevated rates of suicide and homicide among youth...
  57. ncbi 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...
  58. ncbi Victim, perpetrator, family, and incident characteristics of infant and child homicide in the United States Air Force
    Don R Lucas
    Psychology Department, Northwest Vista College, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 26:167-86. 2002
    ..The present study describes factors related to fatal abuse in three age groups in the United States Air Force (USAF)...
  59. ncbi Alcohol and malt liquor availability and promotion and homicide in inner cities
    Rhonda Jones-Webb
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:159-77. 2008
    We investigated the role of the alcohol environment in explaining disparities in homicide rates among minorities in 10 cities in the United States using 2003 data from the Malt Liquor and Homicide study...
  60. ncbi Intimate partner homicide: review and implications of research and policy
    Jacquelyn C Campbell
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, USA
    Trauma Violence Abuse 8:246-69. 2007
    Current rates of intimate partner homicide of females are approximately 4 to 5 times the rate for male victims, although the rates for both have decreased during the past 25 years...
  61. ncbi Iatrogenic injuries leading to suspicion of homicide
    Saurabh Chattopadhyay
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Medical College Kolkata, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 15:447-9. 2008
    ..The suspicion was further strengthened by the lack of proper documentation and inappropriate/improper use of terminology of medicolegal significance...
  62. ncbi Epidemiology of homicide-suicide events: Oklahoma, 1994-2001
    R Dawn Comstock
    Oklahoma State Department of Health, Injury Prevention Service, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 26:229-35. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine temporal trends of Oklahoma homicide-suicide events and characterize the epidemiology of these events...
  63. ncbi Injury patterns of female homicide victims in South Africa
    Shanaaz Mathews
    Gender and Health Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Trauma 67:168-72. 2009
    ..The objective of this article is to describe the incidence of female homicides and their related injury patterns with reference to autopsy practices in South Africa...
  64. ncbi Income inequality, trust and homicide in 33 countries
    Frank J Elgar
    Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Eur J Public Health 21:241-6. 2011
    ..Past research sensed the importance of these causal paths but few have examined them using tests of statistical mediation...
  65. ncbi Gun control law (Bill C-17), suicide, and homicide in Canada
    F Stephen Bridges
    Division of Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science, The University of West Florida, 11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514 5750, USA
    Psychol Rep 94:819-26. 2004
    ..providing a chance to investigate the effect of firearm control laws in the use of firearms for suicide and homicide. Following Lester and Leenaars' comprehensive studies, the present study examined the use of firearms for suicide ..
  66. ncbi Homicide trends in the Mthatha area between 1993 and 2005
    B L Meel
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Walter Sisulu University for Technology and Science, Mthatha, E Cape
    S Afr Med J 98:477-80. 2008
    ..Poor people are highly prone to exploitation and manipulation by those who are wealthy and more powerful. The poor are as susceptible to being victims as being perpetrators of crime...
  67. ncbi Filicide and fatal abuse in Japan, 1994-2005: temporal trends and regional distribution
    Katsuhiro Yasumi
    Health Service Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 Nagatsuta cho, Midori ku, Yokohama 226 8503, Japan
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:70-5. 2009
    ..Result suggests that recent socioeconomic situations have a significant effect on not only filicide-suicide but also the overall filicide rate in Japan...
  68. ncbi Women who kill their children
    Clotilde Rougé-Maillart
    Forensic Medicine Department, Angers, France
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 26:320-6. 2005
    ..A child aged 1 through 16 has a different role in the family, and their murder is perceived differently. We would expect mothers charged with filicide to be drawn from a slightly different population than other child-killing mothers...
  69. pmc Homicide in children and adolescents: a case-control study in Recife, Brazil
    G H Falbo
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Instituto Materno Infantil de Pemambuco, Recife, Brazil
    Bull World Health Organ 79:2-7. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: The homicide rate for children and adolescents in Recife, Brazil, mostly caused by firearms, is one of the highest that has been reported...
  70. ncbi Effect of a ban on carrying firearms on homicide rates in 2 Colombian cities
    A Villaveces
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, and the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 283:1205-9. 2000
    b>Homicide is a leading cause of death in Colombia, with much of the fatal interpersonal violence concentrated in the country's largest cities. Firearms are involved in as much as 80% of homicides in Colombia.
  71. ncbi Increasing inequalities in risk of murder in Britain: trends in the demographic and spatial distribution of murder, 1981-2000
    Mary Shaw
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Health Place 11:45-54. 2005
    ..Rates of murder have risen in the same population groups and areas that have experienced increases in suicide and may be associated with worsening social and spatial inequality...
  72. ncbi The role of alcohol and drugs in homicides in England and Wales
    Jenny Shaw
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Addiction 101:1117-24. 2006
    The annual number of homicide convictions in England and Wales is increasing. Previous studies have highlighted the aetiological role of alcohol and drugs in homicide.
  73. ncbi Medical homicide and extreme negligence
    Emily Duncanson
    New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 30:18-22. 2009
    ..medical" deaths, however, have been criminally prosecuted for manslaughter, reckless endangerment, or reckless homicide. We describe 5 deaths due to medical complications that underwent criminal prosecution...
  74. ncbi Filicide-suicide: common factors in parents who kill their children and themselves
    Susan Hatters Friedman
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Hanna Pavilion, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, 44106, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 33:496-504. 2005
    ..The data support the hypothesis that traditional risk factors for violence appear different from commonly occurring factors in filicide-suicide. This descriptive study represents a step toward understanding filicide-suicide risk...
  75. ncbi Strangulation deaths during 1993-2002 in East Delhi (India)
    Satish K Verma
    Department of Forensic Medicine, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi 110095, India
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 8:1-4. 2006
    ..The paper describes and discusses the findings in detail...
  76. ncbi Violent deaths among women of reproductive age in rural Bangladesh
    M Kapil Ahmed
    Health and Demographic Surveillance System, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Soc Sci Med 59:311-9. 2004
    ..The disadvantaged position of women in Bangladesh society is the key underlying social cause of the violence that occurred. In order for violence against women to decrease, improvement in the social position of women is essential...
  77. ncbi Seasonal variation in the occurrence of homicide in Finland
    J Tiihonen
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 154:1711-4. 1997
    ..is a topic of current interest, there is little firm knowledge on seasonality in the occurrence of homicide. Longitudinal studies on the seasonal rhythms of platelet imipramine binding and L-tryptophan levels have placed ..
  78. ncbi Relationship of IQ to suicide and homicide rate: an international perspective
    Donald I Templer
    Alliant International University
    Psychol Rep 100:108-12. 2007
    IQs were correlated with the z score of suicide rate minus z score of homicide rate using nine regions of the world--established market economies, formerly socialized Europe, India, China, other Asian nations, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin ..
  79. ncbi Homicide and suicide risks associated with firearms in the home: a national case-control study
    Douglas J Wiebe
    Violence Prevention Research Group, University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:771-82. 2003
    I test the hypothesis that having a gun in the home is a risk factor for adults to be killed (homicide) or to commit suicide.
  80. ncbi Homicidal deaths by firearms in Peshawar: an autopsy study
    Zahid Hussain
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Khyber Medical College Peshawar
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 18:44-7. 2006
    ..The present study provides information regarding the homicidal deaths due to firearm injuries in the district of Peshawar, NWFP, Pakistan...
  81. pmc The effect of urban street gang densities on small area homicide incidence in a large metropolitan county, 1994-2002
    Paul L Robinson
    Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 86:511-23. 2009
    ..overall levels of violence in urban communities through a process of gun-drug diffusion and cross-type homicide. This effect is said to act independently of other known correlates of violence, i.e., neighborhood poverty...
  82. ncbi Death by unnatural causes during childhood and early adulthood in offspring of psychiatric inpatients
    Roger T Webb
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research and Biostatistics Group, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:345-52. 2007
    ..Offspring of psychiatric inpatients are at higher risk of death from all causes, but their cause-specific risks have not been quantified...
  83. pmc Neighbourhoods and homicide mortality: an analysis of race/ethnic differences
    P M Krueger
    Department of Sociology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:223-30. 2004
    ..examine whether measures of neighbourhood economic deprivation, social disorganisation, and acculturation explain homicide mortality differentials between Mexican Americans, non-Hispanic black Americans, and non-Hispanic white Americans,..
  84. pmc An evaluation of state firearm regulations and homicide and suicide death rates
    M Rosengart
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Inj Prev 11:77-83. 2005
    ....
  85. ncbi Homicide and major mental disorders: a 25-year study
    H Schanda
    Justizanstalt Göllersdorf, Schlossgasse 17, Vienna, Austria
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 110:98-107. 2004
    This study was designed to investigate the association between major mental disorders (MMDs) and homicide.
  86. pmc Urban-rural shifts in intentional firearm death: different causes, same results
    Charles C Branas
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, 829 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1750-5. 2004
    ..We analyzed urban-rural differences in intentional firearm death...
  87. ncbi Homicide by ligature strangulation in Finland: offence and offender characteristics
    Helinä Häkkänen
    National Bureau of Investigation, Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Forensic Sci Int 152:61-4. 2005
    In Finland, homicide by ligature strangulation is a rare event. The purpose of this study was to investigate recent homicide cases by ligature strangulation and to analyse offence and offender characteristics...
  88. ncbi Alcoholism and homicide with respect to the classification systems of Lesch and Cloninger
    Udo Reulbach
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Erlangen Nuremberg Germany Schwabachanlage 6, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:103-7. 2007
    ..A psychopathological subtyping of alcohol dependence in offenders who committed homicide has mainly been related to impulsive and dissocial personalities up to now.
  89. ncbi [Spatial analysis of socioeconomic determinants of homicide in Brazil]
    Maria Luiza C de Lima
    Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Universidade de Pernambuco, Recife, PE, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 39:176-82. 2005
    To investigate the association between homicide rates and socio-economic variables taking into account the spatial site of the indicators.
  90. ncbi The prediction of violence and homicide in young men
    Rolf Loeber
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 15213 PA, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 73:1074-88. 2005
    In this prospective study, the authors predicted violence and homicide in 3 representative school samples (N = 1,517)...
  91. ncbi Ten years after the genocide: trauma confrontation and posttraumatic stress in Rwandan adolescents
    Susanne Schaal
    Department of Psychology, Center for Psychiatry Reichenau, University of Konstanz, Germany
    J Trauma Stress 19:95-105. 2006
    ..Furthermore, a significant relationship was found between the number of traumatic experiences and subsequent stress responses...
  92. ncbi Patterns of non-firearm homicide
    J P Henderson
    Forensic Science Unit, School of Applied Science, South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London SE1 0AA, UK
    J Clin Forensic Med 12:128-32. 2005
    ..A marked difference in homicide pattern existed between the male and female victims...
  93. ncbi Adolescent homicides in Finland: offence and offender characteristics
    Camilla Hagelstam
    Department of Psychology, Criminal and Forensic Psychology Research Group, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Forensic Sci Int 164:110-5. 2006
    ..Forensic psychiatric evaluation statements of adolescent offenders accused of a homicide during 1990-2001 were reviewed retrospectively (n=57). In 38% of the cases, there were multiple offenders...
  94. ncbi Harmful alcohol use of those who died a violent death (the extended region of Ljubljana 1995-1999)
    L Skibin
    Health Centre Sezana, SI 6210 Sezana, Partizanska cesta 24, Slovenia
    Forensic Sci Int 147:S49-52. 2005
    ....
  95. ncbi A comparison of antecedents of homicide-suicide and suicide in older married men
    J E Malphurs
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 9:49-57. 2001
    The authors compared characteristics of 27 older men who perpetrated a spousal homicide-suicide and 36 age-matched married men who committed suicide in west central Florida between 1988 and 1994...
  96. ncbi A newspaper surveillance study of homicide-suicide in the United States
    Julie E Malphurs
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 23:142-8. 2002
    The objective of this study was to identify the number and subtypes of homicide-suicides in the United States by age group and state over a 3-year period from 1997 through 1999...
  97. 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
    Filicide, the killing of one's child, is an extraordinary form of homicide. It has commonly been associated with suicide and parental psychiatric illness...
  98. ncbi Drugs, detention, and death: a study of the mortality of recently released prisoners
    Clarissa S Krinsky
    Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 30:6-9. 2009
    ..The time surrounding release provides an opportunity for education on the risks of accidental overdose and the development of interventions to mitigate these risks...
  99. ncbi Understanding the uneven distribution of the incidence of homicide in Latin America
    Roberto Briceño-León
    Laboratorio de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
    Int J Epidemiol 37:751-7. 2008
    ..However, there seems to be an uneven geographical distribution of such instances...
  100. ncbi Morbidity & mortality of firearm injury in Peshawar Region
    Mian Mujahid Shah
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Women Medical College, Abbottabad, Pakistan
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 20:102-4. 2008
    ..The present study, carried out at a major tertiary care hospital of Peshawar, Pakistan was aimed at highlighting the extent and severity of firearm-related morbidity and resultant mortality despite expert medical care...
  101. pmc Vodka and violence: alcohol consumption and homicide rates in Russia
    William Alex Pridemore
    Department of Sociology, University of Oklahoma, Norman 73019, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1921-30. 2002
    In Russia, rates of alcohol consumption and homicide are among the highest in the world, and already-high levels increased dramatically after the breakup of the Soviet Union. Rates of both, however, vary greatly among Russia's 89 regions...

Research Grants36

  1. Personalized Clinical Diagnostics and Beyond: Integrated Ring Resonator Arrays
    Ryan Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This technology promises to broadly impact the landscape of the biomedical sciences, both meeting the clinical diagnostic challenges of today and pioneering the paradigm-shifting discoveries of tomorrow. ..
  2. Inhibition of human neutrophil function by Francisella tularensis
    Lee Ann H Allen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The results of this study may lead to new treatments to combat this severe and often fatal lung infection. ..
  3. Effect of PPARy Ligands on Alcohol-Induced Alveolar Macrophage Oxidative Stress
    Samantha M Yeligar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thus, this K99/R00 application provides an excellent opportunity to advance the career of a talented and promising investigator. ..
  4. Group A Streptococcus responses to oxidative stress
    Ioannis Gryllos; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. Skeletal Muscle. Ca Release Control Inside the Sarcoplasmic Reticulum.
    Eduardo Rios; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As a result there will be multiple repercussions to their defects or failures. It can be anticipated, therefore, that our research will have consequences outside its field of muscle and exercise. ..
  6. Molecular Mechanisms of Parvovirus Gene Expression and Replication
    Jianming Qiu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..e., EPCs ex vivo-expanded under hypoxic conditions for B19V in this application. ..
  7. A novel peroxidase in vascular endothelium and the development of atherosclerosis
    Guangjie Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Furthermore, we anticipate this research will lead to the development of a new drug that inhibits the enzyme's activity and blocks the change of LDL. ..
  8. Human neutrophils, phospholipase A2 and S.aureus: microbial targets and responses
    William M Nauseef; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Novel Bioconjugate Vaccines to Prevent Staphylococcus aureus Infection
    JEAN CLAIRE LEE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The "bioconjugate" vaccines will be tested in animal models of staphylococcal infection and processed for initial safety testing in humans. ..
  10. X chromosome, injury and infection
    Zoltan Spolarics; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Better understanding of the protecting cellular mechanisms that are in effect during septic conditions could lead to advanced protocols in treating the critically ill. ..
  11. Characterization of new toxins (YmgD and YdfD) from E.coli, targeting cell wall
    Hisako Masuda; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  12. Transplatin: A Novel Agent to Mitigate Cisplatin Toxicity
    Vickram Ramkumar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Overall, we believe that this study will provide the basis for the use of transplatin to alleviate cisplatin toxicities in cancer patients. ..
  13. Mechanism Underlying Nitrite Sensitivity of Mucoid Pseudomonas in COPD
    Daniel J Hassett; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Improved treatment options, in this case the use of sodium nitrite for the management of COPD exacerbations precipitated by PA infection are needed to reduce mortality and morbidity. ..
  14. Interplay Between Tissue Architecture and Nuclear Organization in the DNA Damage
    Pierre Alexandre Vidi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Gaining this knowledge is important to enhance the efficacy of anticancer treatments, and to develop cancer prevention strategies. ..
  15. Mechanisms of virus-induced injury in the brain and spinal cord
    Kenneth L Tyler; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  16. The Electricidal Effect, a Novel Anti-Biofilm Strategy
    Robin Patel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This new strategy would overcome the resistance to traditional antibiotics of microorganisms in biofilms. ..
  17. LIVER PRESERVATION FOR TRANSPLANTATION
    John J Lemasters; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The information gained from the proposed experiments will be useful for improving clinical outcomes of not only so-called marginal donor livers but of virtually every liver graft. ..
  18. Photodynamic Therapy of Localized Infections
    Michael R Hamblin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  19. Regulation of vaccine-induced anti-fungal T17 cells
    MARCEL WUETHRICH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In this proposal, we will identify the host-pathogen interactions that are the foundation of vaccine-induced resistance. The knowledge gained from this research will lead to the development of fungal vaccines and adjuvants. ..
  20. Mechanistic Studies on Prostate Cancer Prevention by Gugulipid
    Dong Xiao; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  21. Enhancing radiation and cisplatin HNSCC cell killing by inhibiting mitochondrial
    Lynn Harrison; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Specific Aim 2 ..
  22. Novel Regenerative Therapy for Myocardial Infarction
    Andrew R Mendelsohn; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: We are developing a new regenerative therapy for the treatment of myocardial infarction (heart attacks). A new drug will stimulate the heart to repair itself. ..
  23. Colitis Induced by immune responses to luminal bacteria-mouse
    Ryan B Sartor; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  24. Redox regulation of phagocyte NOX2 in inflammation and aging
    Robert A Clark; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  25. Mycobacterium avium subspecies in Crohn's Disease
    Saleh Naser; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Ultimately, the outcome of this study will go a long way toward clearing up the MAP debate. ..
  26. Robot-Assisted MRI-Guided Prostate Biopsy
    Dan Stoianovici; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Unlike current biopsy technology that targets regions of the gland, the MRI-guided instrument will assist the physician target lesions of image abnormality. ..
  27. PHTHALOCYANINE PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY OF SKIN TUMORS
    Hasan Mukhtar; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Agents found to be effective will then be tested for abrogation of photosensitivity by administration to mice after Pc-PDT of skin tumors, and reexposure to light radiation vs. controls. ..
  28. Development of targeted photodynamic therapy for treatment of dental caries
    Randal Eckert; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will encourage and support innovative research from a small business on the etiology, pathogenesis, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of oral, craniofacial, and dental diseases and disorders. ..
  29. Investigation of synergy between Rifampin and SQ109, a new anti-TB drug candidate
    VENKATA REDDY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In this application, we outline the experiment design for all three tasks in sequence. Further, we provide alternative directions for the study of this interesting synergy if the data obtained do not support our hypothesis. ..
  30. Developing acid-activated antimicrobial peptides to control dental caries
    Maxwell Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It will encourage and support research from small businesses on the etiology, pathogenesis, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of oral, craniofacial, and dental diseases and disorders. ..
  31. Role of B cells in the Cell-Mediated Immune Response to Leishmania amazonensis
    Katherine Nicole Gibson Corley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These findings will also advance our understanding of genetic predispositions to leishmaniasis. ..
  32. Innate Immunity in Myocarditis
    Sally A Huber; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..4) Determine if c-FLIPL expression differs between CD4+Th1 and Th2 cells and whether elevated levels in Th1 cells protects them from V4+ cell mediated killing. ..
  33. IN VIVO STUDIES OF SALIVA ANTIMICROBIAL PROTEINS
    JOEL RUDNEY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..By focusing on redundancy and complexing, this project also addresses the question of whether individual proteins exert unique and specific effects in the mouth. ..
  34. CELLULAR & MOLECULAR BASIS FOR BASAL CELL NEVUS SYNDROME
    HONNAVARA ANANTHASWAMY; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Studies addressing these questions may lead to the identification of some of the defects that are associated with the pathogenesis of skin cancer in BCNS patients...
  35. INNATE MECHANISMS OF MYCOPLASMAL KILLING BY ALVEOLAR MAC
    JUDY HICKMAN DAVIS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. E. histolytica phagocytosis of apoptotic host cells
    Christopher Huston; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..