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Revista Científica Ciencia Médica

versión impresa ISSN 1817-7433versión On-line ISSN 2220-2234


ROSSO, E.; NOVOA, M.  y  MEDINA, O.. Murder and rape of wife and daughter by a patient with mixed personality disorder: a purpose of a case. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2013, vol.16, n.2, pp.40-44. ISSN 1817-7433.

Personality disorders include alterations and modes of behavior that are persistent expression of a lifestyle and the way the individual has to relate with yourself and others. The diagnosis applies only when there is clear evidence of a definite change and lasting way the patient perceives, relates or thinks about the environment itself. Patient male of 40 years, lawyer, who committed murder and rape his wife and 3-year-old daughter, sedating them first and asphyxiating them later. The patient said to have found the corpses and he called the police, within a frame of tranquility and coolness. During the forensic interrogation did not seem to show any remorse. The forensic psychiatrist considered have found enough criteria to diagnose as the bearer of a mixed personality disorder, which in this case includes the types paranoid, schizoid and antisocial. Patients with mixed personality disorder rarely commit violence. This case illustrates that these patients can commit rape and murder, and they are seldom against relatives. This case shows similarity to others found in the literature, where patients with mixed personality disorder have also committed murder and violations.

Palabras clave : Personality disorders; mixed personality; murder.

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