JCP Weekly February 12, 2019

Original Research

Psychiatric Disorders and Crime

Although possible connections between mental illness and crime often attract national attention, there are currently no estimates of the relationship between DSM-5 psychiatric disorders and crime among US adults. This study aims to reduce that knowledge gap—read this article to see if connections were found.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.18m12317 | Posted: 02/12/2019

Original Research

Suicide Immediately After Discharge From Inpatient Care

Suicide risk is elevated after discharge from a psychiatric hospital, but does the risk differ among specific psychiatric disorders? This study investigated this question using data from nearly 3 million psychiatric discharges—review the findings here.

DOI: 10.4088/JCP.18m12172 | Posted: 02/12/2019

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