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Voices In The Head Not To Be Ignored

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October 2, 2000
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American Psychiatric Association
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A study of 103 patients with major psychiatric disorders found that those who experience command hallucinations to harm others are more than twice as likely to be violent. This study in the October 2000 Psychiatric Services provides information about the relationship between command hallucinations and violence in a group of patients hospitalized in a civil, nonforensic context.

A study of 103 patients with major psychiatric disorders found that those who experience command hallucinations to harm others are more than twice as likely to be violent. This study in the October 2000 Psychiatric Services provides information about the relationship between command hallucinations and violence in a group of patients hospitalized in a civil, nonforensic context.


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