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Sexual offenders against children: The influence of personality and obsessionality on cognitive distortions
Sexual offenders against children are generally inadequate in their social functioning and diverse in their psychopathology. The degree to which this inadequate functioning and psychopathology influences therapeutic ...
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 ...
Possession and jinn
Muslims form Britain's largest ethnic minority group - nearly three percent of the UK population - and in this community there is widespread belief in jinn possession. The prevalence of jinn possession states remains ...
Epidemiology of offending in learning disability
This chapter provides a detailed account of the epidemiology of offending behaviour in people with learning disabilities. Personal and professional perspectives are offered, together with a foray into studies of prevalence, ...
The physical health care of psychiatric patients in adult mental health services
Mental health services have a key role in promoting the physical and mental wellbeing of their patients. Here, Cormac and Ferriter describe physical health problems prevalent in psychiatric patients and suggests ways in ...
Debates about banning boxing crop up regularly. Organisations representing nurses, such as the RCN and Unison, have generally steered clear of a formal position on the subject, however the British Medical Association favours ...
Reasons for substance use in dual diagnosis bipolar disorder and substance use disorders: A qualitative study
Background: Few systematic studies have examined the reasons why patients with bipolar disorder and substance use disorders misuse alcohol and drugs of abuse. Such reasons may depend heavily on context so qualitative ...
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 ...