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Substance misuse paralleling behaviour in detained offenders
This chapter introduces the concept of parallel substance misuse behaviour and seeks to use theoretical constructs from the addiction literature to develop clinicians, understanding of how they can improve their knowledge ...
Audit of informed consent practice within a Community Mental Health Team
The letters from a Community Mental Health Team to patients' general practitioners were reviewed to identify the standard of informed consent documentation. A tool was developed to achieve the expected standards for informed ...
Food refusal in prison
The prevalence of mental disorder amongst prisoners refusing food was studied by examining the prison records of a remand prison and a dispersal prison. Food refusal occurred predominantly in the remand prison. Less than ...
Sudden death during restraint: A study to measure the effect of restraint positions on the rate of recovery from exercise
A small number of mental health patients have died suddenly following violent behaviour and restraint by staff. The safety of certain restraint positions has been questioned. This study evaluates two control and restraint ...
Not all women fancy single-sex wards
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 ...
Male Afro-Caribbean patients admitted to Rampton Hospital between 1977 and 1986--a control study
All Afro-Caribbean patients admitted to the Mental Illness Division of Rampton Hospital (a Special Hospital) between 1977 and 1986 and a randomly selected control cohort of Non Afro-Caribbean patients admitted in the same ...
Policy actions to achieve integrated community-based mental health services
Globally, the majority of people with mental health problems do not receive evidence-based interventions that can transform their lives. We describe six mental health policy actions adopted at the World Innovation Summit ...
Promoting work-related activities in a high secure setting: Exploration of staff and patients' views
Introduction: Adults diagnosed with mental disorders, in particular those who have a history of offending, have low employment rates. Here we explore staff and patients' views on the importance of work and vocational ...