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Patient characteristics and outcome measurement in a forensically informed predischarge unit
Purpose: This study sought to describe the demographic and clinical characteristics of patients admitted to forensically informed pre-discharge unit in England. Design: Using a prospective service evaluation framework and ...
Recording adverse drug reactions in a forensic psychiatry unit: How can we improve standards?
Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are increasingly recognised as an important cause of morbidity and mortality. Psychiatric patients, and especially those in forensic units, may be at increased risk of ADRs. Detection and ...
Can we harmonise forensic psychiatry across Europe?
Comments on an article by H. Gordon and P. Lindqvist (see record 2007-17844-006). The authors refer to harmonisation of forensic psychiatry in Europe. We agree with the authors that, although laudable in principle, such ...
Staff experience of harassment and stalking behavior by patients
Staff from one National Health Service (NHS) Trust in England completed an online survey (N = 590) about their experience of intrusive behaviors from patients. These experiences were categorized into either stalking or ...
Forensic telepsychiatry in the United Kingdom
Forensic telepsychiatry remains in its infancy in the United Kingdom. This article sets out to describe how it can be used within a community forensic service, and the future challenges ahead in the United Kingdom. It looks ...