FILICIDE

the term that is used to describe a parents' intentional killing of their own children. It is rare and often caused by a major depressive disorder.

FILICIDE: "Joe could not understand a person who committed filicide."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FILICIDE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/filicide/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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