Forensic Clinical

Experience coercion, post‐traumatic stress, and satisfaction with treatment associated with different coercive measures during psychiatric hospitalization [2018]

Coercive measures are frequently used in psychiatric hospitalization. However, there are few studies that analyse perceived coercion, post‐traumatic stress, and subjective satisfaction with the hospitalization treatment associated with different types of coercive measures. The sample consisted of 111 patients admitted

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Forensic Early Intervention Service (FEIS)

In this webinar, the presenters will cover: Overview of Forensic Early Intervention Service at the Toronto South Detention Centre Support available to clients and their family through the Forensic Early Intervention Service Outcomes and challenges of the Forensic Early Intervention

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Forensic neuroscience: problems and promises – 2018

Forensic neuroscience has made substantial strides over the last two to three decades. As illustrated in the articles in this special issue, our understanding of the neurobiological underpinnings of various crime-related phenomena such as self-regulation, psychopathy, aggression, fear, anxiety and

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Harm‐reduction approaches for self‐cutting in inpatient mental health settings: Development and preliminary validation of the Attitudes to Self‐cutting Management (ASc‐Me) Scale [2018]

Introduction Harm‐reduction approaches for self‐harm in mental health settings have been under‐researched. Aim To develop a measure of the acceptability of management approaches for self‐cutting in mental health inpatient settings. Methods Stage one: scale items were generated from relevant literature

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Health behaviours of forensic mental health service users, in relation to smoking, alcohol consumption, dietary behaviours and physical activity – A mixed methods systematic review [2020]

IntroductionPeople with mental disorders have increased risk of dying from diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, both of which can be prevented by lifestyle. AimTo review existing research, in order to investigate the characteristics of, and factors that influence forensic mental health

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How the Good Lives Model Can Complement Mentalization-Based Treatments for Individuals Who Have Offended With Anti-Social Personality Disorder and General Forensic Mental Health Needs: Practice Update [2020]

Limited research to date has focused on strengths-based rehabilitative approaches, such as the Good Lives Model (GLM) and the additive benefits such approaches have in ameliorating mental health needs of those in contact with forensic services. Mentalization-based therapies (MBTs) may

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