Volume 24, Issue 3 (July 1979)

    The Baxstrom Affair and Psychiatry

    Published Online: July

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Innumerable articles cite the Baxstrom case and the subsequent release or transfer of certain groups of patients as proof that psychiatrists predict dangerousness and do so without validity. The work of Dr. Steadman and Dr. Cocozza is the most frequent reference cited.


    Author Information:

    Tanay, E
    Clinical professor of psychiatry, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich


    Stock #: JFS10886J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10886J

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    Title The Baxstrom Affair and Psychiatry
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