Could medication have prevented it?

A study finds that people who are mentally ill are less likely to commit crimes when they take antipsychotic or mood-stabilizing medications. Above, a man visits a memorial for those killed in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater in 2012. The admitted shooter has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

( Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times )

A study finds that people who are mentally ill are less likely to commit crimes when they take antipsychotic or mood-stabilizing medications. Above, a man visits a memorial for those killed in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater in 2012. The admitted shooter has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

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