Study shows adolescent depression increases risk for violence

University of Oxford| Wed Aug 09 12:00:05 EDT 2017
Study shows adolescent depression increases risk for violence
 The research team, led by Professor Seena Fazel and Rongqin Yu, from the University of Oxford's Forensic Psychiatry Group, used complementary measures of depression, including self-report and clinical diagnoses, and different measurements of violence including informant reports of violence and official convictions for violent crimes for these three cohorts.

The UK found modest increases in risk of violence in depression. In absolute terms, for instance, in the Finnish sample, ....

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