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Does traumatic brain injury lead to criminality? A whole-population retrospective cohort study using linked data

Schofield, Peter W; Malacova, Eva; Preen, David B; D'Este, Catherine; Tate, Robyn L; Reekie, JM; Wand, Handan; Butler, Tony


Background: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) may be a risk factor for criminal behaviour however multiple factors potentially confound the association. Methods: Record linkage and Cox proportional hazards regression analyses were used to examine the association between hospital-recorded TBI (n = 7,694) and subsequent first criminal conviction in a retrospective cohort matched 1:3 with 22,905 unaffected community controls and full-sibling controls (n = 2,397). Aboriginality, substance abuse, social...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132558
Access Rights: Open Access


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