VIP stalkers prone to mental illness

2019-03-01 10:18:01

FAR from being hapless eccentrics, the majority of people who stalk royalty have a serious psychotic disorder. The discovery has been key to reducing the risk of attacks on the British royal family, and British and European politicians. Paul Mullen, a forensic psychiatrist at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and his colleagues looked at records held by the Metropolitan Police in London on 250 people who had stalked members of the royal family between 1988 and 2003. Of these,