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Swanson, Jeffrey W, Allison Gilbert Robertson, Linda K Frisman, Michael A Norko, Hsiu-Ju Lin, Marvin S Swartz and Philip J Cook. 2013 ‘Psychiatrists Cannot Accurately Foresee Which Patients Will Be Violent.’ Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis; Part I, Chapter 3, p. 36. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. 25 January

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Psychiatrists Cannot Accurately Foresee Which Patients Will Be Violent

Psychiatrists, using clinical judgment, cannot accurately foresee which patients will be violent (Lidz, Mulvey, and Gardner 1993) and commit many patients for reasons unrelated to violence risk…

Source cited:

Lidz, Charles W., Edward P. Mulvey, and William Gardner. 1993. "The Accuracy of Predictions of Violence to Others." The Journal of American Medical Association 269: 1007–1011.

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