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Practice-based outcomes of dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) targeting anger and violence, with male forensic patients: A pragmatic and non-contemporaneous comparison
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effectiveness of an eighteen-month treatment based on dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) targeting anger and violence, on a group of male forensic patients.
A day at the cricket: The breath alcohol consequences of a type of very English binge drinking
Media images of violence and accidents associated with binge drinking raise concerns and the headlines and sound-bites blame heavy intoxication. However, there has been very little attention to breath alcohol concentrations ...
The alcohol-related aggression questionnaire
Although alcohol-related violence is a common problem, there is wide variability amongst individuals in the extent to which they engage in alcohol-related violence. To assist with identification of individual differences, ...
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 ...
Referrals for expert psychiatric opinion on dangerous offenders: A survey of instructions regarding defendants liable on conviction to a statutory assessment of dangerousness
The Criminal Justice Act 2003 ('the Act') introduced significant changes to the sentencing of violent and sexual offenders. The Act brought in a statutory assessment of dangerousness which includes a statutory assumption ...
Understanding violent and antisocial behaviour in children and adolescents
Antisocial behaviour in children and adolescents is a common problem presented to professional involved with child health. This paper describes recent advances in the understanding of its aetiology and management. © 2006 ...
The dangerous offender provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 and their implications for psychiatric evidence in sentencing violent and sexual offenders
Psychiatric evidence is used to assist in the sentencing of a significant minority of violent and sexual offenders. Historically, indeterminate sentences have been reserved for those offenders demonstrating mental instability. ...
Assessing treatment readiness in violent offenders
Although violent offenders are widely considered to be difficult to engage in therapeutic change, few methods of assessing treatment readiness currently exist. In this article the validation of a brief self-report measure ...
A systematic review of the safety and effectiveness of restraint and seclusion as interventions for the short-term management of violence in adult psychiatric inpatient settings and emergency departments
Aims: The aim of this review was to assess whether restraint and seclusion are safe and effective interventions for the short-term management of disturbed/violent behaviour. Staff and service user perspectives on the use ...
Anger, over-control and serious violent offending
With few exceptions, existing theoretical and clinical analyses of anger in relation to violence have concerned themselves with the understanding and management of high levels of angry experience and low levels of anger ...