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Why are programmes for offenders with personality disorder not informed by the relevant scientific findings?
This paper examines the evidence to justify intervening in those with personality disorder, specifically antisocial personality disorder ( ASPD) as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ( ...
Managing uncertainty in the clinical prediction of risk of harm: Bringing a Bayesian approach to forensic mental health
Predicting the likelihood of harm posed by mentally disordered offenders remains controversial. It is proposed that a Bayesian approach may help quantify the uncertainty surrounding such prediction. An example of this ...
Neither bad nor mad. The competing discourses of psychiatry, law and politics
Reviews the book "Neither Bad Nor Mad. The Competing Discourses of Psychiatry, Law and Politics" by Diedre N. Greig (see record 2002-01149-000). From a clinical perspective, the issue insufficiently addressed in this book ...
Iatrogenic harm from psychological therapies-time to move on
The problem of adverse effects of psychotherapy has been recognised for decades, yet research on causes and prevention of harm has failed to progress. There is confusion between different definitions and a lack of systematic ...
Theories of general personality and mental disorder
Background: A major shortcoming of current research into personality is its failure to explore the relationship between theories of general personality and mental disorder. Aims: To provide preliminary data to address this ...