Homicide by patients with schizophrenia: A case-control study

Project Details


This PhD study compared the characteristics of patients with schizophrenia who committed homicide with characteristics of non-offending patients with schizophrenia. The aim of this study was to identify risk factors for violent behaviour and make recommendations to services to reduce risk. The study concluded in March 2017.

Findings from this study will be published as three academic journal articles.
Effective start/end date1/04/1131/03/17

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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