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Medico-legal reports and gatekeeping: One year of referrals to a forensic service
Forensic psychiatrists and the services they provide have been subject to recent scrutiny and high public profile. This study examined part of the work of a regional and district forensic service by looking at a one-year ...
Long-term outcomes after discharge from medium secure care: A cause for concern
BACKGROUND: There are few long-term follow-up studies of patients discharged from medium secure units in the UK, even though these units were introduced over 20 years ago. AIMS: To describe mortality, rates of reconviction ...
A mental disorder of a kind or degree warranting confinement: Examining justifications for psychiatric detention
It has long been the case in jurisprudence under the European Convention on Human Rights that mental disorder must be of a certain severity in order to justify detention, but there has been little meaningful debate as to ...