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New study reveals top ten violence-inducing prescription drugs

• Terrence Aym
For years many researchers have raised concerns and expressed doubts about some prescription drug's links to outbreaks of violence. While the association of many street drugs to violence, or violent tendencies, is established, not much research has been focused on prescription drugs' links to violence. Recently, a new study published in the journal PLoS One, "Prescription Drugs Associated with Reports of Violence Towards Others" by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), revealed the association between certain prescribed drugs and their ability to incite aggressive behavior. The paper listed the drugs most associated with increased levels of violence.