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By On April 27th, 2015

Mental Illness Does Not Predict Violent Behavior

Violent behavior is frequently associated with mental health, but a new study shows the long-held belief may be unfounded. The study from researchers at Northwestern University showed that psychiatric disorders – including depression – are not predictive of future violent behavior. Instead the findings show that substance abuse disorders are the only disorders that predict…

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