Chromosome studies on men in a Maximum Security Hospital

@article{Jacobs1968ChromosomeSO,
  title={Chromosome studies on men in a Maximum Security Hospital},
  author={Patricia A. Jacobs and William H. Price and W. M. Court Brown and Robert P. Brittain and P. B. Whatmore},
  journal={Annals of Human Genetics},
  year={1968},
  volume={31}
}
Chromosome studies were done on 315 out of 342 men at the State Hospital, Carstairs, Scotland, a hospital for the treatment of patients with dangerous, violent, or criminal propensities in contitions of special securtiy. All but ten of the men in the hospital had a criminal record and 253 of them were classified as having a severe personality disorder of indetermiante cause. The remainder either had one of the recognized psychoses, or were epileptics, or had brain damage as the result of… 
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