A review of factors associated with severe violence in schizophrenia

  title={A review of factors associated with severe violence in schizophrenia},
  author={Bjorn Rishovd Rund},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={561 - 571}
  • B. Rund
  • Published 11 August 2018
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Nordic Journal of Psychiatry
Abstract Background: There is a modest but consistent association between violence and schizophrenia. The consequences of serious violence could be catastrophic for the victims, as well as the patients themselves and the community. Any knowledge that would help to prevent acts of serious violence would be of considerable value for the individual and the society. Aim: To identify external and clinical risk factors for serious violence in schizophrenia, in addition to considering the strength of… 
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