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Psychiatric disorders and violent reoffending: a national cohort study of convicted prisoners in Sweden

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Background Reoff ending and presence of psychiatric disorders are common in prisoners worldwide. However, whether psychiatric disorders are risk factors for reoff ending is still unknown. We aimed to examine the association between psychiatric disorders, including substance use disorder, and violent reoff ending. Methods We did a longitudinal cohort study of 47 326 prisoners who were imprisoned since Jan 1, 2000, and released before Dec 31, 2009, in Sweden. We obtained data for diagnosed psyc...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S2215-0366(15)00234-5

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Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
The lancet. Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
10
Pages:
891-900
Publication date:
2015-10-01
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EISSN:
2215-0374
ISSN:
2215-0366
Pubs id:
pubs:546882
URN:
uri:954ef74d-fcb7-4038-9152-b4e7916c4827
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uuid:954ef74d-fcb7-4038-9152-b4e7916c4827
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pubs:546882
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English
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