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Schizophrenia, substance abuse, and violent crime.

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CONTEXT: Persons with schizophrenia are thought to be at increased risk of committing violent crime 4 to 6 times the level of general population individuals without this disorder. However, risk estimates vary substantially across studies, and considerable uncertainty exists as to what mediates this elevated risk. Despite this uncertainty, current guidelines recommend that violence risk assessment should be conducted for all patients with schizophrenia. OBJECTIVE: To determine the risk of viol...

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10.1001/jama.2009.675

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Journal:
JAMA
Volume:
301
Issue:
19
Pages:
2016-2023
Publication date:
2009-05-01
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EISSN:
1538-3598
ISSN:
0098-7484
Source identifiers:
176989
Language:
English
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pubs:176989
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uuid:6ebc52f7-4139-4970-84de-817e5c937959
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pubs:176989
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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