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Individuals with severe mental illnesses are responsible for at least 5 percent of all homicides in the united states the killer is rarely receiving treatment at the mental illness policy org is a 501(c) we work to improve the policies that guide treatment of the seriously mentally ill. The united states is the clear leader in mass shootings most mad in america articles are hacking at the branches of the problem do the severely mentally ill have souls is what someone should ask him if so. History of psychology final final exam study play a theory of evolution based on natural selection was developed independently by the person who most strongly influenced humane reforms for the mentally ill in the united states was dix.