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“Mental Illness Not a Driving Force Behind Crime: Study”

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This April 22, 2014 Health Day article on the Philly.com website offers some interesting statistics based on research done in Minnesota where they looked at 143 inmates with a couple different types of mental illness and found that the crimes they committed rarely had anything to do with their mental illness.  The article seems to imply that substance abuse could be a more likely culprit for their actions.

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Location of state of XY (see filename) in the United States (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Fact Sheets: “Facts About Mental Illness and Violence”

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This resource comes from the Mental Health Reporting site and discusses facts about mental illness and violence based on research that has been done on the topic.


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