MAIL ONLINE: Insanity of UK's invisible killers: Charity claim number of attacks by people with mental health problems is being seriously underplayed with a third of all incidents not included in 'official' reports

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Release date: 11/12/2016

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But lead researcher Professor Louis Appleby, of the Centre for Mental Health and Safety at Manchester University, said: ‘It is misleading and cruel to suggest to bereaved families that their loved ones are not counted in what Hundred Families wrongly call “official” statistics.’

He said NCISH published ‘additional figures’ every year for homicides by mentally ill people who had not been seen by mental health specialists in the previous 12 months.

 

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TitleMAIL ONLINE: Insanity of UK's invisible killers: Charity claim number of attacks by people with mental health problems is being seriously underplayed with a third of all incidents not included in 'official' reports
Date11/12/16
PersonsLouis Appleby