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date: 23 September 2019

mental health illness 

Source:
A Dictionary of Gangs
Author(s):

Bill Sanders

A psychological impairment or condition. Common ones include depression, anxiety, and stress. Less common ones are schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. They can emerge at different points across the life-course, at times in relation to trauma. A limited body of research indicates that gang members have reported symptoms of certain mental health illnesses.... ...

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