Schizophrenia and Violence: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

  title={Schizophrenia and Violence: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={Seena Fazel and Gautam Gulati and Louise Linsell and John R. Geddes and Martin Grann},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
BACKGROUND Although expert opinion has asserted that there is an increased risk of violence in individuals with schizophrenia and other psychoses, there is substantial heterogeneity between studies reporting risk of violence, and uncertainty over the causes of this heterogeneity. We undertook a systematic review of studies that report on associations between violence and schizophrenia and other psychoses. In addition, we conducted a systematic review of investigations that reported on risk of… CONTINUE READING
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