Clinical assessment of psychotic and mood disorder symptoms for risk of future violence

Charles L Scott, Phillip J. Resnick

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This article reviews important components to consider when evaluating the relationship of psychotic and mood disorder symptoms to violence. Particular attention is given to assessing persecutory delusions and command auditory hallucinations. Clinical implications of research findings to evaluating violence risk in psychiatric patients are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)468-473
Number of pages6
JournalCNS Spectrums
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 28 2013



  • Bipolar disorder
  • delusion
  • depression
  • hallucination
  • psychosis
  • risk
  • violence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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