Criminal behaviour and violent crimes in former inpatients with affective disorder.

@article{Graz2009CriminalBA,
  title={Criminal behaviour and violent crimes in former inpatients with affective disorder.},
  author={Christian Graz and Eva Etschel and Heinz Schoech and Michael Soyka},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2009},
  volume={117 1-2},
  pages={98-103}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have reported criminal and violent behaviour in people with schizophrenia but few have investigated the association between affective disorders and violent behaviour. METHODS We reviewed the national crime register for records of criminal offences committed by 1561 patients with affective disorders treated between 1990 and 1995 in the Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Munich. The sample was divided into patients with bipolar I disorder, manic disorder and… CONTINUE READING

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