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The Violent Offender Treatment Program (VOTP): Development of a treatment program for violent patients in a high security psychiatric hospital
There are growing numbers of offenders with a mental illness convicted of violent behaviors in both the penal and mental health systems. To date however, there have been limited effective treatments reported for this ...
Alcohol-related offending in male special hospital patients
In a sample of 61 male Special Hospital patients, 11 (18%) were identified as having alcohol-related problems prior to admission. Ten of these alcohol-abusers were interviewed to gather further information about their ...
Offenders with intellectual disabilities in secure mental health settings in the United Kingdom
Within the UK, offenders with intellectual disabilities (ID) can receive treatment on two parallel, occasionally interacting, pathways; the criminal justice system comprising prison and probation services, and the mental ...