Author(s) Aitken, Lisa
Oosthuizen, Piet
Emsley, Robin
Seedat, Soraya
Year 2008
Title Mass Murders: Implications for Mental Health Professionals
Published in The International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, Vol. 38, No. 3
Pages 261–269
DOI 10.2190/PM.38.3.c
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Abstract In this article, we attempt to uncover whether mass murders (the killing of multiple victims in single events) are preventable acts, the extent to which they are contributed to by biological and psychological factors, the notion that they are inextricably linked to mental illness, the role of the media, and what lessons can be learned by mental health professionals.
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