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Mental Health, the Law and Predicting Violence

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Mental Health, the Law and Predicting Violence

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After an English major at Virginia Tech killed 32 fellow students and professors, the questions being asked include why this happened, and whether it might have been prevented. Guests discuss whether there is any reliable way to predict who might turn violent.

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John Monahan, professor of law and professor of psychology and psychiatric medicine at the University of Virginia Law School

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