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Facing Up to Unpalatable Evidence for the Sake of Our Patients


Facing Up to Unpalatable Evidence for the Sake of Our Patients

Paul E Mullen. PLoS Med.


Paul Mullen discusses Seena Fazel and colleagues' paper on the association between violent behavior and having been diagnosed with a schizophrenic disorder, and its implications for care of these individuals.

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The author has declared that no competing interests exist.

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