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Violent crime arrest rates of White House Case subjects and matched control subjects
Am J Psychiatry 1990;147:746-750.
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White House Case subjects typically are schizophrenic patients who have been psychotically preoccupied with a prominent political figure. The authors report the arrest rates for murder, aggravated assault, other assault, and robbery among 192 male White House Case subjects 20-59 years old who were discharged from civil commitments in the early 1970s. These rates were compared with those for the same crimes in a random matched sample of arrested subjects and with the general population arrest rates. When rates were covaried for prior violent crime arrests, White House Case subjects with prior arrests had a significantly higher rate of total posthospitalization violent crime arrests than the matched control sample.

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