“Why Can’t Doctors Identify Killers?”

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The New York Times posts a commentary by psychiatrist Richard Friedman, noting that “What most people don’t know is that drug and alcohol abuse are far more powerful risk factors for violence than other psychiatric illnesses. Individuals who abuse drugs or alcohol but have no other psychiatric disorder are almost seven times more likely than those without substance abuse to act violently.”

Why Can’t Doctors Identify Killers? (New York Times)

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