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Juvenile Mental Health Worse After Detention
2012-10-02 12:45:05

Researchers from Northwestern University recently discovered that over 45 percent of males and almost 30 percent of females who had been in juvenile detention had one or more psychiatric disorders following incarceration.

2005-08-02 10:21:24

By Alison McCook NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than one-quarter of people with severe mental illness say they were victims of a violent crime within the past year, giving them a more than 11-fold higher risk than that seen in the general population, according to new study findings.

2005-08-01 16:16:14

More than one-fourth of individuals with severe mental illness were victims of violent crime in the past year, almost 12 times general population rates, according to a study in the August issue of Archives of General Psychiatry.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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