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Goal attainment scaling: Usefulness of a tool to measure risk in violent mentally disordered offenders
Measures of risk employed in mental health settings in the last 20 years have consisted of clinical scales that comprise both historical and clinical factors. Examples of such tools include the widely used HCR-20, SVR-20 ...
Short- and long-term recidivism prediction of the PCL-R and the effects of age: A 24-year follow-up
We prospectively examined the short- and long-term prediction of several recidivism outcomes as a function of psychopathy and age in a sample of 273 Canadian federal inmates with an average 24 years post-release follow-up. ...
Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation (CORE) - The CORE measures and system: Measuring, monitoring and managing quality evaluation in the psychological therapies
The CORE (Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation) measures make up a battery of client-completed outcome measures derived from a 34-item parent measure—the CORE-OM—which taps the domains of subjective well-being, problems, ...
Detecting therapeutic improvement early in therapy: Validation of the SCORE-15 index of family functioning and change
The SCORE index of family functioning and change is an established measure, with strong psychometric properties, of the quality of family life. We report the sensitivity to therapeutic change of the short form, the SCORE-15. ...
Introduction to psychometric theory
Predictors of clinical and social outcomes following involuntary hospital admission: A prospective observational study
The Study aimed to assess clinical and social outcomes following involuntary admissions over 1 year and identify socio-demographic and clinical patient characteristics associated with more or less favourable outcomes. Seven ...
The structural and predictive properties of the psychopathy checklist-revised in canadian aboriginal and non-aboriginal offenders
We examined the structural and predictive properties of the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) in large samples of Canadian male Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal offenders. The PCL-R ratings were part of a risk assessment ...
Wellbeing through activity: Implementing the COT toolkit in Nottinghamshire
Introduction: Much evidence exists linking activity to wellbeing, however the Alzheimer's Society (2007) reports many homes still have limitations in access to activities. OTs in Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust provide ...
Are problems prevalent and stable in non-clinical populations? Problems and test-retest stability of a patient-generated measure, PSYCHLOPS (Psychological Outcome Profiles), in a non-clinical student sample
In straightened times counselling must evidence the changes it promotes on reputable measures. Patient-generated measures complement nomothetic measures and may be nearer the ethos of counselling in eliciting individuals' ...