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Evaluation of an integrated weight management and fitness programme in a high-security psychiatric setting
Aims and methods: To evaluate a new integrated weight management and fitness service for Iong-stay psychiatric patients who were obese or overweight with physical health risks. Body size and fitness were measured before ...
Physical health and health risk factors in a population of long-stay psychiatric patients
Aims and method. To evaluate the physical health and health risk factors in long-stay psychiatric patients in a high secure psychiatric hospital. A cross-sectional survey of consenting patients was undertaken using a ...
The effect of exercise on psychological & physical health outcomes: Preliminary results from a Norwegian forensic hospital
People with mental illness are more likely to experience physical health problems and die prematurely than are comparable populations. This study evaluated whether exercise, when offered as part of routine treatment, affects ...
Substance use by the mentally disordered committing serious offences - A high-security hospital study
In recent years there has been increasing interest in the link between mental disorder, violent behaviour/offending and substance misuse. However, because of the low prevalence of serious offending, most studies to date ...
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 ...