Perpetrators with unmedicated, untreated brain illnesses behind majority of US mass shootings - study

4 days ago   |   By RT

A large majority of assailants behind mass shootings in the US have had untreated psychiatric disorders, primarily schizophrenia. Treating such patients in time could decrease the risk of violence, a new study suggests.
The major psychiatric analysis by researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine studied US mass shootings spanning decades. Having identified 115 persons behind such crimes committed between 1982 and 2019, based on “ the most comprehensive listing available ,” the Mother Jones database, they mainly concentrated on the study of surviving assailants.
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