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Dr. Paul Appelbaum in Latest Psychiatric News Alert

Danger, Risk of Violence - Not a Mental Illness Diagnosis - Should Rule Gun Restrictions
December 5, 2013

Dangerousness and an increased risk of violence, rather that mental illness per se, should guide development of evidence-based policies regarding access to firearms, said a report issued Monday at the University of Virginia. The Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy offered three recommendations to guide state policymakers.

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