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New research says those with mental illness more likely to be victims of violence

New research shows that almost one-third of adults with mental illness are likely to be victims of violence within a six-month period, and that adults with mental illness who commit violence are most likely to do so in residential settings.

The study also finds a strong correlation between being a victim of violence and committing a violent act. The study was conducted by researchers at North Carolina State University; RTI International; the University of California, Davis; Simon Fraser University; and Duke University.

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