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Her majesty's government's pleasure: Providing appropriate community intervention can improve care and save money: Commentary on... Offender health
In answer to Louis Appleby's editorial, I am proposing that the role of mental health services in offender healthcare is to improve people's mental health and it is the role of the courts and the government to reduce the ...
Prison transfers to special hospitals since the introduction of the Mental Health Act 1983
Research on prisoners transferred to Special Hospitals during the currency of the Mental Health Act 1959 raised concerns about delays in transfer, prisoners being transferred late in their sentence, and prisoners, often ...
Altered memory and affective instability in prisoners assessed for dangerous and severe personality disorder
Background: Previous studies of borderline personality disorder report neuropsychological impairments in several domains, including memory. No studies have compared memory functioning in high-risk prisoners with borderline ...
Breaking barriers and building connections
The Primrose Project has been developed, as part of the Dangerous People with Severe Personality Disorder (DSPD) programme in England and Wales, to specifically address the complex needs of women prisoners who pose a ...
Ethical issues in forensic and prison psychiatry
Forensic psychiatry is a subspecialty of clinical psychiatry which requires special legal and criminological knowledge and experience in the treatment of mentally disordered offenders. Forensic psychiatrists should have ...
European Psychiatric Association (EPA) guidance on forensic psychiatry: Evidence based assessment and treatment of mentally disordered offenders
Forensic psychiatry in Europe is a specialty primarily concerned with individuals who have either offended or present a risk of doing so, and who also suffer from a psychiatric condition. These mentally disordered offenders ...