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Association between prescription of major psychotropic medications and violent reoffending after prison release

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Importance: Individuals released from prison have high rates of violent reoffending, and there is uncertainty about whether pharmacological treatments reduce reoffending risk. Objective: To investigate the associations between major classes of psychotropic medications and violent reoffending. Design, Setting, and Participants: This cohort study included all released prisoners in Sweden from July 1, 2005, to December 31, 2010, through linkage of population-based registers. Rates of violent reo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1001/jama.2016.15380

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
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Name:
National Institute of Mental Health
Grant:
1R01MH102221
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Name:
European Union
Grant:
Seventh Framework Programme (602768
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Name:
Swedish Initiative for Research on Microdata in the Social and Medical Sciences
Grant:
340-2013-5867
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Name:
Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare
Grant:
2012-1678
2014-2780
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Name:
Swedish Research Council
Grant:
2011-2492
2013-2280
Publisher:
American Medical Association
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Volume:
316
Issue:
17
Pages:
1798-1807
Publication date:
2016-11-01
Acceptance date:
2016-09-25
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EISSN:
1538-3598
ISSN:
0098-7484
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:656838
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uuid:fcd165fd-1703-42c3-b772-5218ae04460a
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pubs:656838
Source identifiers:
656838
Deposit date:
2016-11-08

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