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Angry affect, aggression and personality disorder
Why should anger be a focus of attention in clinical and forensic psychology and psychiatry and in considering the interpersonal problems of people with personality disorder? Anger is, after all, a normal experience and a ...
Antecedents for aggression and the function analytic approach to the assessment of aggression and violence in personality disordered patients within secure settings
The aim of this paper is to explore the validity and clinical utility of a function analytic approach to the assessment of aggression and violence in patients with personality disorder. This paper begins with a review of ...
The impact of interpersonal style on aggression and treatment non-completion in patients with personality disorder admitted to a medium secure psychiatric unit
The aim of this study was to examine the impact of interpersonal style and psychopathy on treatment non-completion and aggressive behaviour. Participants were patients with personality disorder admitted for treatment to a ...
Aggressive behaviour in high-risk personality disordered inpatients during prison and following admission to hospital
The frequency of aggressive behaviour before and during admission to a hospital unit designed to treat patients identified as dangerous and as having a severe personality disorder (DSPD) was examined. Accounting for ...
The prediction of imminent aggression and self-harm in personality disordered patients of a high security hospital using the HCR-20 Clinical Scale and the Dynamic Appraisal of Situational Aggression
Drawing on recent advances in the violence risk assessment literature, this study tested the predictive validity of two structured measures designed to support risk related decision making, the HCR-20 and the Dynamic ...
Self-harm and aggression in dangerous and severely personality disordered patients of a high-security hospital
This study examined the frequency, prevalence and co-occurrence of aggression and self-harm in patients admitted for assessment and treatment to a high-security dangerous severe personality disorder (DSPD) hospital. Results ...
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 ...
Antiepileptics for aggression and associated impulsivity
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
Prediction of institutional aggression among personality disordered forensic patients using actuarial and structured clinical risk assessment tools: Prospective evaluation of the HCR-20, VRS, Static-99, and Risk Matrix 2000
Entry to the Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder (DSPD) service in England and Wales is heavily determined by risk status, and therefore requires valid procedures for monitoring changes in risk over time in order to ...
The impact of structured risk assessments followed by management recommendations on aggression in patients with personality disorder
This study tested the proposition that structured risk assessments followed immediately by the risk assessment results and recommendations for management can reduce the frequency of aggression in high-risk personality-disordered ...