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Psychopathy and personality. An investigation of the relationship between the NEO-Five Factor Inventory (NEO-FFI) and the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) in a hospitalized sample of male offenders with personality disorder
Background: The concept of psychopathy, as measured by the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R), has good reliability and validity and there is a small amount of literature relating it to more general personality traits. ...
Long-term suicide risk in forensic psychiatric patients
The objectives of this study was to describe the rate of suicide and other causes of death in first admissions to a (medium) secure forensic psychiatric facility. All 595 patients were followed up for a maximum of 20 years. ...
Value of standard personality assessments in informing clinical decision-making in a medium secure unit
Background: Assessing those with personality disorder for treatment in secure settings is known to be unsatisfactory. Aim: To examine the utility of a standardised assessment of offenders with personality disorder referred ...
Prison vs. hospital for offenders with psychosis; effects on reoffending
With research showing a high prevalence of psychosis in prisons, its effective management is essential for clinical and criminal outcomes. In a matched sample of released prisoners and discharged patients with psychosis ...
'Stop & Think!': Social problem-solving therapy with personality-disordered offenders
Background: In this paper, the authors describe 'Stop & Think!', a social problem-solving intervention implemented with personality-disordered males resident on a dedicated personality disorder unit (PDU) within Arnold ...