What Impact Does Mental Illness Have on Violent Crime?

From the Series In Controversy
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A Gallup poll reported in September 2013 that 80 percent of Americans blamed mass shootings on a failure of the mental health system to identify individuals who are a danger to others. Through objective discussion, numerous direct quotes, and full-color illustrations this title examines What Are the Origins of Concerns About Mental Illness and Crime? How Strong Is the Link Between Mental Illness and Crime? What Role Does Substance Abuse Play in Mental Illness and Crime? Should Mental Illness Be a Defense Against Criminality? Could Better Mental Health Care Prevent Violent Crime?

Interest Level Grade 7 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
Copyright 2015
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher ReferencePoint Press
Series In Controversy
Language English
Number of Pages 96
ISBN 9781601526601, 9781601526618B
Title Format Reinforced book, Print + Ebook
Release Date 2015-01-01
Author Patricia Netzley
Dewey 364.2/4
 

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