Perinatal Origin of Eventual Self-Destructive Behavior
This paper summarizes results of three investigations: an ecological study dealing with the epidemiology of self-destructive behavior in the United States (unpublished), a case-control study of forensic victims in Stockholm,1 and preliminary results from an ongoing study of amphetamine addicts in Stockholm.2 The results seem alarming. The revealed data suggest that obstetric methods should be modified to prevent damages to future generations.
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Bertil Jacobson, M.D.
Bertil Jacobson, M.D. is with the Department of Medical Engineering, Karolinska Institute, Box 60400, S-10401, Stockholm, Sweden.