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Filicide in Austria and Finland - A register-based study on all filicide cases in Austria and Finland 1995-2005

  • Hanna Putkonen1Email author,
  • Sabine Amon2, 3,
  • Maria P Almiron4,
  • Jenny Yourstone Cederwall5,
  • Markku Eronen1,
  • Claudia Klier2,
  • Ellen Kjelsberg6 and
  • Ghitta Weizmann-Henelius1
BMC Psychiatry20099:74

Received: 14 September 2009

Accepted: 21 November 2009

Published: 21 November 2009

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Original Submission
14 Sep 2009 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Oct 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Dominique Bourget
19 Oct 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Josephine Stanton
30 Oct 2009 Author responded Author comments - Hanna Putkonen
Resubmission - Version 2
30 Oct 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Nov 2009 Editorially accepted
21 Nov 2009 Article published 10.1186/1471-244X-9-74

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Authors’ Affiliations

Vanha Vaasa hospital
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Medical University of Vienna
Faculty of psychology, University of Vienna
BFPO 5536, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institute
Ullevaal Department of Psychiatry, Oslo University Hospital