The potential relevance of brain dysfunction in arson

Margaret Catherine Dolan, Troy Erin McEwan

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Abstract

There is a very limited literature linking firesetting with abnormalities in brain function. In this chapter we review the literature on the relevance of brain dysfunction and neuropathology in firesetting.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFiresetting and Mental Health: Theory, Research and Practice
EditorsGeoffrey L Dickens, Philip A Sugarman, Theresa A Gannon
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
PublisherRoyal College of Psychiatrists Publications
Pages68 - 83
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781908020376
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Dolan, M. C., & McEwan, T. E. (2012). The potential relevance of brain dysfunction in arson. In G. L. Dickens, P. A. Sugarman, & T. A. Gannon (Eds.), Firesetting and Mental Health: Theory, Research and Practice (pp. 68 - 83). Royal College of Psychiatrists Publications.