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Expecting Mental Care to Curb Shootings Overlooks Neglect
February 27, 2013

 Even if governments spend more money, experts including Paul Appelbaum, a psychiatry professor at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, question whether improvements in care would help identify mass shooters like Jared Lee Loughner, who was diagnosed as schizophrenic after his arrest in Tucson.



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