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Letter to the Editor

Personality Disorder, Self-Mutilation, and Criminal Behavior

John Masala, MD, MRCPsych

Published: June 17, 2009

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Sir: Self-mutilation and criminal behavior in people with personality disorder is not uncommon. It is a serious condition causing a lot of suffering not only to the individual but also for society in general. More work is needed in this area to improve the management of such patients.

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