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    The Journal of family…
    1989

The dangerous patient.

@article{Lande1989TheDP,
  title={The dangerous patient.},
  author={Raymond G. Lande},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  year={1989},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          74-8
        }
}
The dangerous patient requires proper management to ensure appropriate disposition and preclude injury. A safety-conscious public has propelled the issue into the courtroom, and a slowly evolving standard of care is emerging. In some states a legal duty to protect victims of violence exists. Understanding human aggression, the potentiating effects of the environment, and prior methods of coping, as well as assessing current behavioral controls and certain statistical correlates all aid… CONTINUE READING

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