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Table 2 Frequent or Very Frequent verbal, physical and sexual aggressive behaviour in 51 outpatients with schizophrenic disorders in the year before and throughout 4 years of evidence-based treatment

From: Violence, misconduct and schizophrenia: Outcome after four years of optimal treatment

REPORTED BEHAVIOUR Year 00 (%) Year 01 (%) Year 02 (%) Year 03 (%) Year 04 (%)
Shouting 11 (21.5) 8 (15.7) 7 (13.7) 5 (9.8) 5 (9.8)
Verbal threats 9 (17.6) 7 (13.7) 4 (7.9) 4 (7.8) 4 (7.8)
Pushing 4 (7.8) 2 (3.9) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.0) 1 (2.0)
Slapping 2 (3.9) 2 (3.9) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Punching 1 (2.0) 2 (3.9) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Use of weapons 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Inappropriate sexual behaviour 2 (4.0) 1 (2.0) 1 (2.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Aggressive sexual behaviour 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Other antisocial acts 4 (7.9) 3 (5.9) 1 (2.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Days in gaol 0 0 0 0 0
At least one aggressive behaviour 18 (35.3) 14 (27.5) 13 (25.5) 13 (25.5) 12 (23.5)
Moderate to high index of misconduct 11 (21.6) 6 (11.8) 3 (5.9) 3 (5.9) 3 (5.9)