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Families of homicide victims: Psychiatric responses and help-seeking
The number of homicides in the UK is increasing: 850 homicides were recorded in England and Wales last year, but little is known about their impact on surviving family members. This study describes their psychological and ...
Coping with the challenge of transition in older adolescents with epilepsy
Chronic illnesses, such as epilepsy, have been shown to have detrimental effects on both psychological adjustment and coping behaviour. Using the process model of coping, these effects were investigated in a patient group ...
Case history of co-morbid Asperger's syndrome and paraphilic behaviour
We report a case of a man with Asperger's syndrome, paraphilic behaviour and convictions for sexual offences. We describe his assessment within a secure mental health setting to determine issues of diagnosis, treatment and ...
Risk assessment in offenders with intellectual disability: The evidence base
A review of the current literature on risk assessment and management in offenders with intellectual disability (ID) revealed little direct evidence for the specific population. Theoretical models and non-ID populations ...
Antidepressants for people with both schizophrenia and depression
Background: Depressive symptoms, often of substantial severity, are found in 50% of newly diagnosed suffers of schizophrenia and 33% of people with chronic schizophrenia who have relapsed. Depression is associated with ...