Study uncovers the neuropsychological profiles of men who murder spouses, family

Murderers who kill intimate partners and family members have a significantly different psychological and forensic profile from murderers who kill people they don’t know, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study that examined the demographics, psychiatric history and neuropsychology of these individuals.

Read the full article here.

Next Forum – Saturday 26th September, 2015 – Sex & Crime (Free event)

XIR182676 Jason and Medea, 1759 (oil on canvas); by Loo, Carle van (1705-65); 63x79 cm; Musee des Beaux-Arts, Pau, France; Giraudon; French, out of copyright

In celebration of the Philadelphia Association’s 50th anniversary Pamela Stewart (forensic psychoanalytic psychotherapist at HMP Holloway and HMP Bronzefield) will be in discussion with Mark Elmer, a trustee of the Philadelphia Association. She will present clinical material and together she and Mark will consider society’s enduring fascination with crime and sex. What does forensic psychotherapy have to contribute to this? Discussion and debate will be encouraged with regard to working with complex patients in difficult settings.
Come along and join this free event in honour of the Philadelphia Association.
When:  Saturday 26th September, 2015

Time:   Refreshments and registration from 10:30 for prompt 11am start, finishing at 1.15pm

Price:   FREE

Venue: Philadelphia Association, 4 Marty’s Yard, 17 Hampstead High St. NW3 1QW

Booking is advised

Please refer to the Philadelphia Association web site for directions to Marty’s Yard where the event will be held. Click Here