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June 9, 2016

By ASHLEY WELCH, CBS NEWS June 6, 2016

It’s a common narrative put forth throughout the news media almost every time a mass shooting occurs: mental illness, at least partly, must have played a role in the violent act.

But many mental health experts have long warned not to jump to such conclusions, as the amount of violence in the U.S. actually attributable to mental illness is exceedingly low and the routine linkage paints an unfair Read More

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