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Risk Assessment

Residency was going according to plan until a phone call changed everything.

When clinicians work without ready access to a security team or environmental safety protocols, early recognition is crucial to preventing or avoiding those rare occasions when behavior problems escalate.

The points summarized in this pocket guide—drawn from actual cases—recur repeatedly as problems for practitioners.

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The authors review the association between depression and violence, and the role that anger and emotional dysregulation play.

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There is no predictive tool that is likely to have validity for rare outcomes such as terrorist attacks. More here.

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