“History of mental health problems”

16 Apr

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Why do news reports continue to use “history of mental health problems” as if it’s a complete answer to the “why?” of violent crime? It isn’t.

Some thoughts.

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4 Responses to ““History of mental health problems””

  1. jemmabrown 3 May 2017 at 10:35 pm #

    Reblogged this on Through My Eyes.

  2. newssietk 20 June 2017 at 10:50 am #

    Reblogged this on News Sietk Blog.

  3. judy kamau 30 June 2017 at 11:40 am #

    To sensationalise the story! More crimes are commited by people without a history of mental illness

    http://psychiatry.uonbi.ac.ke/

  4. PsycApps (@PsycApps) 9 November 2017 at 6:32 pm #

    Thank you for clarifying some indiscretions behind those who suffer from mental health. It cannot be the determining factor for why someone commits a violent crime

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