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January/February 2021 - Volume 29 - Issue 1
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Creator: Jeffrey Swanson, PhD
Duration: 7:56
Journal: Harvard Review of Psychiatry January/February 2021, Volume 29, Issue 1;
A video introduction by Dr. Jeffrey Swanson, Guest Editor of the Special Issue: Violence and Mental Illness. Articles in this Special Issue provide diverse perspectives on what is known of the tenuous link between interpersonal violent behavior and mental illness, and interventions to prevent violence. Distinguished experts review and comment on possible causal pathways to violence, pharmacologic and other treatment approaches to reduce hostility and aggression, violent behavior by persons with serious mental illness directed at family and caregivers, violence risk assessment in clinical and forensic settings, mental health and mass shootings, and an emerging civil legal tool to temporarily remove firearms from persons who pose an imminent risk of harm.