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Clinically depressed three times more likely to commit violent crime

February 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Depression

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - People diagnosed with major depression are around three times more likely than the general population to commit violent crimes such as robbery, sexual offences and assault, psychiatric experts said on Wednesday. "One important finding was that the vast majority of depressed persons were not convicted of violent crimes, and that the rates ... are below those for ...

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