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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 ...
The 'functional link' between personality disorder and violence: A critical appraisal
The development in the last decade of a program in England and Wales to provide services for those who were deemed to be dangerous because of their severe personality disorder (DSPD) marked a major departure from much of ...
Assessment implications of "What Works" research for dangerous and severe personality disorder (DSPD) service evaluation
A policy initiative intended to address the risk posed by individuals considered dangerous and severely personality disordered has seen the introduction of specialized services for high-risk offenders in secure settings ...
What is the link between personality disorder and dangerousness? A critique of 'dangerous and severe personality disorder.'
This paper reviews the medicolegal background to the development of the pilot programme for treatment and assessment of dangerous individuals with severe personality disorder. It raises the question: is personality disorder ...
The neurobiology of affective dyscontrol: Implications for understanding 'dangerous and severe personality disorder' [References]
The purpose of this chapter is to explore links between personality disorder (PD), emotional self-regulation and violence. From the perspective of general systems theory, personality and its disorders can be expressed at ...
Challenges in the treatment of dangerous and severe personality disorder
Dangerous and severe personality disorder (DSPD) services have a relatively short history but are increasingly involved in the implementation of therapeutic programmes. We describe the background to the DSPD initiative in ...
Traumas of forming: The introduction of Community Meetings in the dangerous and severe personality disorder (DSPD) environment
This paper presents a perspective on the staff and patient experiences of the introduction of Community Meetings into the Rampton Hospital DSPD Peaks Unit, a high-secure setting designed to accommodate "some of the most ...
Evaluating innovative treatments in forensic mental health: A role for single case methodology?
The rapid development of new forensic mental health services and treatments has created a demand for research and evidence relating to the effectiveness of interventions. Unfortunately, the literature on outcomes of ...
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 ...