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Defence styles in a sample of forensic patients with personality disorder
Background - Ego defences, often considered central to clinical work, have received surprisingly little attention in the forensic literature. Method - In this exploratory study, 114 male inpatients completed the Defence ...
Re-offending in forensic patients released from secure care: The role of antisocial/borderline personality disorder co-morbidity, substance dependence and severe childhood conduct disorder
Background Research suggests that a particular externalising phenotype, manifested in a developmental trajectory from severe childhood conduct disorder through early-onset substance abuse to adult antisocial/borderline ...
Personality disorder and psychopathy as predictors of psychosocial and criminological outcome in mentally disordered offenders
Ninety-five patients discharged from a specialist Personality Disorder (PD) service were prospectively assessed for Axis II disorders and Psychopathy. Sequential regression models tested the ability of different conceptual ...
The impact of treatment on hostile-dominance in forensic psychiatric inpatients: Relationships between change in hostile-dominance and recidivism following release from custody
This study explored the impact of psychiatric and psychological treatment on hostile-dominance in 51 offenders with personality disorder in a secure psychiatric unit. Hostile-dominance was assessed at intake and repeated ...
Development and validation of a treatment progress scale for personality disordered offenders
Background: There is a need for a measure to evaluate change in treatment for offenders with a personality disorder, and the Progress Rating Scale (PRS) was developed to meet this need taking account of multiprofessional ...
Executive function, attention, and memory deficits in antisocial personality disorder and psychopathy
Antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) and psychopathy attempt to represent individuals demonstrating callousness and disregard for others. ASPD has been criticised for capturing a heterogenous population whilst missing ...