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JW Swanson, EE McGinty, S Fazel and VM Mays
Abstract
This article describes epidemiologic evidence concerning risk of gun violence and suicide linked to psychiatric disorders, in contrast to media-fueled public perceptions of the dangerousness of mentally ill individuals, and evaluates effectiveness of policies and laws designed to prevent firearms injury and mortality associated with serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
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Cross-cultural psychiatry, Psychiatric medication, Mental health, Schizophrenia, Epidemiology, Mental illness, Psychiatry, Mental disorder
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