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'Mental illness' not an explanation for violence

Posted on Jan 15, 2011 in Uncategorized

  Ariz. shooter’s psychiatric condition reveals little about propensity or motive for criminal behavior updated 1/10/2011 11:24:41 AM ET 2011-01-10T16:24:41 Share Print Font: +-Shortly after Jared Lee Loughner had been identified as the alleged shooter of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, online sleuths turned up pages of rambling text and videos he had created. A wave of amateur diagnoses soon followed, most of which concluded that Loughner was not so much a political extremist as a man suffering from ” paranoid schizophrenia.” For many, the investigation will stop there....

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