Table 3

Motives and Diagnoses*

SchizophreniaOther Psychotic DisordersBipolar DisorderMajor DepressionMania
n%Wt %n%Wt %n%Wt %n%Wt %n%Wt %
Rage or anger93332643396505835605915050
    Intimate or familial situation622205363954242284845000
    Nonintimate or nonfamilial situation311131771897121415050
Hatred, animosity, or revenge62221750504333326454315050
Related to other crimes72616321142171717292815050
Money/property gained51912321152171714242415050
Delusional51920000188476000
Gratification14417821717598000
Unknown415212142121717122000
Other144000000244000
  • * There are 95 offenders with 158 motives; more than one diagnosis per offender possible.