Mental Disorder and Violent Crime: A 20-Year Cohort Study in New York State, 1986-1988

Group: Sociometrics Corporation

URL: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACJD/studies/9978?geography%5B0%5D=New+York+%28sta...

Description

The objectives of this study were (1) to compare long-term patterns of violent crime for mentally disordered patients and for prison inmates, and (2) to evaluate the predictive validity of a diagnosis of schizophrenia for subsequent arrests for violent crimes. For purposes of this data collection, violent crimes were defined as including murder, manslaughter, rape, assault, kidnapping, and sodomy.

Tags

mental disorder, mental illness, birth cohort, violent crime, longitudinal study, study

Other Attributes
Sub-location
Statewide
Categories
Sectors (Govt, Non-Profit, etc)
Private
Formats
PDF, ASCII
Location in resource
N/A
Internet Available?
Yes
Has population data?
No
Mappable?
No
Updated?
No
Frequency
N/A
Year(s) of Publication
1968-1988

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