Title

Early-onset substance abuse and community violence by outpatients with chronic mental illness

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Date

1997

Document Type

Book Chapter

Medical Subject Headings

Substance-Related Disorders; Violence; Mentally Ill Persons; Outpatients; Mental Disorders

Disciplines

Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology

Abstract

This study examined the relationship between violence and substance abuse among patients with chronic mental illness living in the community. In this sample, very early onset of substance abuse among people who developed mental illness was associated with the greatest risk of community violence.

Rights and Permissions

Fulwiler, C., Grossman, H., Cooper Forbes,C., Ruthazer, R.: Early-onset substance abuse and community violence by outpatients with chronic mental illness, in Violent Behavior & Mental Illness, pp. 64-68. American Psychiatric Association, Psychiatric Services Research Center, Washington, DC, 1997. ISBN 0890424101, 9780890424100.

Comments

Full text of chapter is available, minus pages 65 and 67, through Google Book Search limited preview of Violent Behavior & Mental Illness, pp. 64-68. American Psychiatric Association, Psychiatric Services Research Center, Washington, DC, 1997. Google Book Search description