This June 18, 2014 Medical Research and News article talks about ongoing studies that are finding that people with mental illnesses are more likely to be killed than to be the person who kills someone else.
- Mental Health and Violence Stigma: Patients Twice as Likely to be Homicide Victims (ibtimes.co.uk)
- Call over mental health victims (belfasttelegraph.co.uk)
- The Lancet Psychiatry: Mental health patients more than twice as likely to be victims of homicide than the general public (eurekalert.org)
- Elliot Rodger and the NRA myth: How the gun lobby scapegoats mental illness (salon.com)
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