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The assessment of dangerous and severe personality disorder: Service use, cost, and consequences
The dangerous severe personality disorder (DSPD) programme in England provides high security services for offenders with a personality disorder who have a high risk of re-offending. The cost and economic value of the ...
A comparison of treatment completers and non-completers of an in-patient treatment programme for male personality-disordered offenders
Background. In the treatment of offenders with personality disorders, one matter that requires attention is the rate of treatment non-completion. This is important as it has cost-efficiency and negative outcome implications. ...
Altered memory and affective instability in prisoners assessed for dangerous and severe personality disorder
Background: Previous studies of borderline personality disorder report neuropsychological impairments in several domains, including memory. No studies have compared memory functioning in high-risk prisoners with borderline ...
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 ...
Altered emotional decision-making in prisoners with borderline personality disorder
Previous studies have identified neuropsychological deficits in individuals with antisocial personality disorder and/or psychopathy. Few studies have examined neuropsychological functioning in individuals with borderline ...
Staff and patient's perceptions of each other's interpersonal style: Relationship with severity of personality disorder
Extreme and varied reactions are often encountered when working with patients with personality disorders. Similarly, patients with personality disorder may also hold polarised opinions of the staff involved in their ...