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Schizophrenia and violence: systematic review and meta-analysis

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Background: Although expert opinion has asserted that there is an increased risk of violence in individuals with schizophrenia and other psychoses, there is substantial heterogeneity between studies reporting risk of violence, and uncertainty over the causes of this heterogeneity. We undertook a systematic review of studies that report on associations between violence and schizophrenia and other psychoses. In addition, we conducted a systematic review of investigations that reported on risk o...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pmed.1000120

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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Institution:
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Department:
Centre for Violence Prevention
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS Medicine Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
8
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Article: e1000120
Publication date:
2009-08-05
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
URN:
uuid:77ac14e0-7e54-4c2f-9e66-89947a8a0e84
Local pid:
ora:4153
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English
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