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Media Sell the Mentally Ill as Violent Criminals. Truth Is, They’re Not.




September 13, 2015

In this video, Columbia University forensic psychiatrist Michael Stone dispels common myths about the intersection of violent acts and mental health disorders. He addresses the question of whether people with schizophrenia are more likely to commit violent crimes and how much danger they present to society at large. The answer? Not as much as you’d imagine, given the sensationalism of mainstream media coverage.

 

 

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