Children and Violence


Familicide: The Killing of Spouse and Children (PDF File)

Familicide, Depression and Catathymic Process (abstract)

Intimate Partner Violence

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010 summary Report (PDF file)

Arizona Child Fatality Review report (PDF file)

The Horror of Familicide (video and transcript with Dr. Richard Gelles)

Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers by Dr. Neil Websdale (Google/E-book with free chapters)

Men who kill their own children: paternal filicide incidents in contemporary Fiji

States' Results - Domestic Homicide Rates

Visit my students' website on killing in families.


David Smith, left, and former wife Susan in 1994,
before she was convicted of murdering their two sons.
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