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Substance use by the mentally disordered committing serious offences - A high-security hospital study
In recent years there has been increasing interest in the link between mental disorder, violent behaviour/offending and substance misuse. However, because of the low prevalence of serious offending, most studies to date ...
An overview: DSPD programme concepts and progress
The article focuses on the progress made toward developing services for individuals identified with Dangerous and Severe Personality disorder (DSPD). The article defines the DSPD programme, the structure of the programme ...
Developing and implementing a Postgraduate Certificate Course for people working in the Dangerous and Severe Personality service
This article describes the development and implementation of a course aimed at developing leadership in the emerging Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder Service nationally. The problematic nature of defining and ...
Personality traits, personality disorders and sensational interests in mentally disordered offenders
Purpose. Sensational interests (e.g. an interest in the occult or the methods of violence) in mentally disordered offenders are claimed to signify greater risk of psychopathology, but evidence to support this view is slight. ...
Practice-based outcomes of dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) targeting anger and violence, with male forensic patients: A pragmatic and non-contemporaneous comparison
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effectiveness of an eighteen-month treatment based on dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) targeting anger and violence, on a group of male forensic patients.
Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder (DSPD). Integrating education, training, teamwork and supervision
The major resource underpinning Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder (DSPD) services is the workforce. In order to deliver appropriate interventions which promote change and ensure safe and efficient practice: high ...
Therapeutic community treatment of personality disorder: Service use and mortality over 3 years' follow-up
Background: A number of studies have demonstrated reductions in the utilisation of psychiatric services, especially acute in-patient admissions, following therapeutic community treatment of personality disorder. These ...
Theories of general personality and mental disorder
Background: A major shortcoming of current research into personality is its failure to explore the relationship between theories of general personality and mental disorder. Aims: To provide preliminary data to address this ...