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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 ...
Sex offenders' response to treatment and its association with recidivism as a function of psychopathy
This study examined the relationship between recidivism and ratings of response to specialized cognitive behavioral treatment conducted in a prison setting among 418 sex offenders released to the community for an average ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
The voice of detainees in a high security setting on services for people with personality disorder
BACKGROUND: British government Home and Health Departments have been consulting widely about service development for people with ' dangerous severe personality disorder' (DSPD). There has, however, been no consultation ...
Internal consistency and factor structure of personality disorders in a forensic intellectual disability sample
Background: The publication of the DSM-III (American Psychiatric Association (APA), 1980) prompted a significant increase in interest and research on personality disorder (PD), and the concept has subsequently been ...