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Facing up to unpalatable evidence for the sake of our patients

Paul Mullen (of Monash University, Melbourne) discusses Seena Fazel and colleagues' paper on the association between violent behavior and having been diagnosed with a schizophrenic disorder, and its implications for care of these individuals.

The paper by Fazel and colleagues was published last week and is freely available via the following link:

Funding: No specific funding was received for this paper.

Competing Interests: The author has declared that no competing interests exist.

Citation: Mullen PE (2009) Facing Up to Unpalatable Evidence for the Sake of Our Patients. PLoS Med 6(8):e1000112. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000112




Paul Mullen
Monash University
Forensic Psychiatry, Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health
+61 3 9495 9136


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