On the outcome of the treatment of mentally disordered criminal offenders (according to Â§64 German penal code) suffering from addictive disorders
- The long-term psychiatric patient: in or out? Fox, Richard // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jul1996, Vol. 89 Issue 7, p362
The article discusses a study about mentally ill patients in prison, reported by Tony Maden from the department of forensic psychiatry at the Maudsley Hospital in London, England. Maden describes considerable variation in the standard of psychiatric practice in prisons and claims that there is...
- Forensic state patients at Sterkfontein Hospital: A 3-year follow-up study. Marais, B.; Subramaney, U. // South African Journal of Psychiatry;Aug2015, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p86
Background. State patients are individuals who have been charged with offences involving serious violence and who have been declared unfit to stand trial and/or who are not criminally responsible because of their mental illness or defect. They are referred by the courts for treatment,...
- Targeting Criminal Recidivism in Mentally Ill Offenders: Structured Clinical Approaches. Rotter, Merrill; Amory Carr, W. // Community Mental Health Journal;Dec2011, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p723
Decreasing criminal recidivism in justice-involved individuals with mental illness, is among the most consistently desired outcomes by programs, policy makers and funding agencies. Evidencebased practices with track records of effectiveness in treating mental illness and co-occurring substance...
- ValidaciÃ³n clÃnica de la escala Camberwell Assessment of Need-Forensic version, CANFOR para la evaluaciÃ³n de necesidades de personas con trastorno mental en el Ã¡mbito penitenciario. Escuder Romeva, G.; G. Gomollón Rubio, L.; Ochoa Güerre, S.; J. Ramos Miravet, M.; González Cáceres, A.; D. M. Thomas, Stuart // Actas Espanolas de Psiquiatria;may2010, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p129
Introduction. One of seven people admitted in prison has a diagnosis of a severe mental disorder and it is necessary to assess their needs. CANFOR was developed in 2004 to assess the specific needs of the forensic mental health services users. Adaptation and validation of CANFOR into Spanish was...
- Prison staff receive training on learning disabilities. Parish, Colin // Learning Disability Practice;May2013, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p6
The article discusses how prison staff are receiving training on learning disabilities in order to be able to deal effectively with prisoners with learning disabilities and provide appropriate assistance to these individuals. Many offenders miss out on basic services because they are unable to...
- Editorial. Crighton, David; Towl, Graham // British Journal of Forensic Practice;May2005, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p2
Introduces a series of articles on forensic psychiatry.
- Lengthy Period of Incarceration as Personal Treatment Goal. Litman, Larry C. // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Nov2003, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p710
Presents a letter to the editor about a young male forensic patient who perpetrated serious criminal code offenses to ensure a maximal prison sentence.
- WORKING WITH PEOPLE IN SECURE FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH SETTINGS. // Mental Health Today;Mar/Apr2013, p30
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- Report on what helps offenders stay out of criminal justice system. // Mental Health Practice;May2014, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p6
The article discusses the Centre for Mental Health report, "Keys to Diversion," that found diversion services to help in keeping people with mental health problems out of criminal justice system as they provide support for person's various needs and stay in touch, helping in rebuilding their lives.