Now showing items 31-40 of 113
Assessment of personality disorder for individuals with offending histories
The problems of those who encounter penal and mental health systems, and sometimes challenge the boundaries of both, are typically extremely complex. Consequently, the assessment process is a critical tool in the successful ...
The role of social problem solving in improving social functioning in therapy for adults with personality disorder
Objectives In a previous study, adults with personality disorder who were treated with psychoeducation and social problem-solving therapy improved in social functioning. The purpose of this paper is to examine in more ...
Working with sex offenders with personality disorder diagnoses
In this chapter interventions addressing risk of sexual reoffending with people with personality disorder diagnoses will be explored. As there is very little evidence of any particular approach working with this group it ...
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 ...
A postal survey of the assessment procedure for personality disorder in forensic settings
Aims and method: A survey of 50 in-patient forensic health care and prison services in England, Wales and Scotland was employed to evaluate: (a) how severe personality disorder is assessed; and (b) how assessments compare ...
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 ...
Therapists' experiences of delivering Stop and Think! Reflections challenges and recommendations
This paper reflects on the experience of delivering a social problem-solving intervention (Stop and Think!) in the community with clients with personality disorder. In describing our experiences we highlight what we found ...