“Mentally ill” at high risk of violence


Report on BBC News website on the true story of  people labelled with mental health diagnoses and violence..

  • Mentally ill people are four times more likely to be a victim of violence, according to an international study.
  • One in four has been attacked in the past year, suggests the Lancet journal.

Researchers looked at 26 studies from developed countries, including five from the UK.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17182626

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