Moral cognition and homicide amongst forensic patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder: A cross-sectional cohort study
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Citation:O'Reilly, K., O'Connell, P., Corvin, A., (...), Richter, M., Kennedy, H. , Moral cognition and homicide amongst forensic patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder: A cross-sectional cohort study, Schizophrenia Research, 2017
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Abstract Forensic patients with schizophrenia who had carried out a homicide scored higher on a measure of moral cognition (MFQ-30) than other violent patients. Neurocognitive impairment was associated with homicide by mediation via higher scores for in-group loyalty.
Type of material:Journal Article
Series/Report no:Schizophrenia Research
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