Psychosis as a risk factor for violence to others: a meta-analysis.

@article{Douglas2009PsychosisAA,
  title={Psychosis as a risk factor for violence to others: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Kevin S. Douglas and Laura S. Guy and Stephen D. Hart},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2009},
  volume={135 5},
  pages={679-706}
}
The potential association between psychosis and violence to others has long been debated. Past research findings are mixed and appear to depend on numerous potential moderators. As such, the authors conducted a quantitative review (meta-analysis) of research on the association between psychosis and violence. A total of 885 effect sizes (odds ratios) were calculated or estimated from 204 studies on the basis of 166 independent data sets. The central tendency (median) of the effect sizes… CONTINUE READING

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