Violence in Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia

@inproceedings{Ross2013ViolenceIC,
  title={Violence in Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia},
  author={Randal Glenn Ross and Julia Maximon and Jonathan Kusumi and Susan Lurie},
  booktitle={Mental illness},
  year={2013}
}
Violence is elevated in older adolescents and adults with schizophrenia; however, little is known about younger children. This report focuses on rates of violence in younger children with schizophrenic-spectrum illnesses. A retrospective review of structured diagnostic interviews from a case series of 81 children, ages 4-15 years of age, with childhood onset of schizophrenic-spectrum illness is reported. Seventy-two percent of children had a history of violent behavior, including 25 children… CONTINUE READING

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