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How is personality disorder linked to dangerousness? A putative role for early-onset alcohol abuse
This paper questions the assumption that personality disorder and dangerousness are causally linked, and suggests that insofar as a relationship between them exists, it is mediated by early-onset alcohol abuse. The latter, ...
The voice of detainees in a high security setting on services for people with personality disorder
BACKGROUND: British government Home and Health Departments have been consulting widely about service development for people with ' dangerous severe personality disorder' (DSPD). There has, however, been no consultation ...
Assessment and management of dangerous and severe personality disorders
Purpose of review: To review recent literature on the assessment and management of individuals with severe personality disorders who present as a risk to others. Recent findings: The literature shows an expansion of services ...
The function of aggression in personality disordered patients
It has been suggested that psychological interventions for personality disorders should focus on improving adaptive expression of the functional needs expressed through problematic behaviors such as aggression. The measurement ...
Proposals for managing dangerous people with severe personality disorder: New legislation and new follies in a historical context
Current proposals in England and Wales to ' capture' an ill-defined group of anti-social and violent people within the widest possible definition of mental disorder, and thereby to detain them under proposed new mental ...