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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 ...
Care and treatment of mentally disordered offenders in India
India lags behind many of the liberal democratic societies of Europe and North America when it comes to providing safe and acceptable services to mentally disordered offenders (MDOs). The following paragraphs will introduce ...
What do patients find restrictive about forensic mental health services? A qualitative study
AbstractForensic care settings are often isolated spaces with high levels of security. Where these settings are overly restrictive, this can affect recovery, autonomy and the therapeutic milieu. It is not clear what phenomena ...