Thinking about the assessment of risk

Stephen H. Dinwiddie*

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The old joke goes like this: A passerby sees a little boy on a street corner, busily snapping his fingers. The passerby asks him what he’s doing: “Keeping the elephants away.” “But there aren’t any elephants within miles of here!" The little boy nods, smiles, and continues snapping his fingers: “See what a good job I’m doing?".

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)440-441
Number of pages2
JournalPsychiatric Annals
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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