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Research Links Brain Damage & Violent Crime -- USC Studies Point To Underlying Causes Of Violent Crime In Young Offenders

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September 13, 1997
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University Of Southern California
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Some murderers show significant metabolic abnormalities in as many as six areas of the brain, several of which can suffer damage during gestation or birth, according to research published in the current (Sept. 15) issue of the Journal of Biological Psychiatry.

Some murderers show significant metabolic abnormalities in as many as six areas of the brain, several of which can suffer damage during gestation or birth, according to research published in the current (Sept. 15) issue of the Journal of Biological Psychiatry.


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