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The assessment and meaning of the legal classification of offenders in a Special Hospital using observer ratings of interpersonal style
Disturbed interpersonal functioning is believed to be a cornerstone of personality disorder. We sought to determine differences in interpersonal functioning between patients detained under the Mental Health Act classifications ...
Temporal reliability of psychological assessments for patients in a special hospital with severe personality disorder: A preliminary note
Background: The new programme for assessing those with dangerous and severe personality disorder relies heavily on psychological assessments of personality disorder and risk. Methods: The temporal reliability of assessments ...
Managing uncertainty in the clinical prediction of risk of harm: Bringing a Bayesian approach to forensic mental health
Predicting the likelihood of harm posed by mentally disordered offenders remains controversial. It is proposed that a Bayesian approach may help quantify the uncertainty surrounding such prediction. An example of this ...
Value of standard personality assessments in informing clinical decision-making in a medium secure unit
Background: Assessing those with personality disorder for treatment in secure settings is known to be unsatisfactory. Aim: To examine the utility of a standardised assessment of offenders with personality disorder referred ...
The development of a case formulation training package for probation staff
Introduction: A recent UK Government initiative has sought to address the management of personality disordered (PD) offenders, aiming to improve public protection by reducing reoffending whilst simultaneously improving the ...