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A Dangerous Brain: Can Neuroscience Predict How Likely Someone is to Commit Another Crime? – The Marshall Project

In 1978, Thomas Barefoot was convicted of killing a police officer in Texas. During the sentencing phase of his trial, the prosecution called two psychiatrists to testify about Barefoot’s “future dangerousness,” a capital-sentencing requirement…
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New Processing Technique Helps Researchers Use Electronic Health Records to Study Biological Contributors to Mental Illnesses – National Institute of Mental Health

A new study has developed a natural language processing technique that identifies dimension phenotypes that may allow for the discovery of common genes relevant to psychopathology. Read more.
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Global Mental Health Conference to Offer Solution to Crime – The Jamaica Observer

The University of West Indies' Caribbean Institute of Mental Health and Substance Abuse will be holding its Global Mental Health Conference next weekend from March 31 to April 1st. The conference will include a keynote address “Worldwide…