Speaker provides tips on how psychiatrists can address gun violence risk among patients
10 days ago - By Healio
Muhammad Hassan Majeed, MD, a psychiatrist at Natchaug Hospital, Mansfield Center, in Connecticut, provided an overview of how psychiatrists can address gun violence at the American Psychiatric Association's annual meeting.
“I want to be very clear that I'm talking about a marginal subset of the population that is at higher risk for committing violence, approximately 4% of the total population,” Majeed said. “These individuals may have a prior history of violence, antisocial traits, paranoia, disorganized behavior, impulsivity or substance use disorder.”
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