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The assessment and meaning of the legal classification of offenders in a Special Hospital using observer ratings of interpersonal style
Disturbed interpersonal functioning is believed to be a cornerstone of personality disorder. We sought to determine differences in interpersonal functioning between patients detained under the Mental Health Act classifications ...
Substance misuse and violence: A comparison of special hospital inpatients diagnosed with either schizophrenia or personality disorder
There is increasing interest in the relationship between schizophrenia, substance misuse and serious violence. We compared the pattern of substance misuse in inpatients with schizophrenia convicted of serious offences with ...
Family history as a predictor of poor long-term outcome in depression
BACKGROUND: We investigated whether family history had prognostic significance in depression in a study which addressed some of the methodological shortcomings of previous studies.
How disabling is depression? Evidence from a primary care sample
Background. Major depression is an illness with a high prevalence and is most commonly seen and treated by general practitioners (GPs). Aim. To determine the level of disability in depressed patients seen in a primary care ...