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Depression and violence: a Swedish population study

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Depression increases the risk of a range of adverse outcomes including suicide, premature mortality, and self-harm, but associations with violent crime remain uncertain. We aimed to determine the risks of violent crime in patients with depression and to investigate the association between depressive symptoms and violent crime in a cohort of twins.We conducted two studies. The first was a total population study in Sweden of patients with outpatient diagnoses of depressive disorders (n=47,158) ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S2215-0366(14)00128-X

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Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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St Cross College
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Merton College
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Elsevier Publisher's website
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The lancet. Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
3
Pages:
224-232
Publication date:
2015-03-06
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2215-0374
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2215-0366
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pubs:508714
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uri:2f077118-81bc-4cef-9843-bfa2e94f1196
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uuid:2f077118-81bc-4cef-9843-bfa2e94f1196
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